Love Island star Katie Salmon has emotionally opened up on her baby daughter Thaiga's tumour and health battle. The 26 year old media personality revealed Thaiga was born six weeks prematurely and was in intensive care for the first days of her life.
She also spoke about her little girl's haemangioma, a vascular tumour, which isn't life threatening or painful but was affecting her eyesight after it grew rapidly on the side of her face until it was the size of a fist.The first time mum said she and fiance Harry have decided to take some time apart to concentrate on their mental health, as Katie revealed she has been struggling with "severe" post-natal depression.
But she insisted they are still together, after sparking speculation they had split just six months on from their daughter's birth by deleting photos of him from social media.
Katie told The Sun: "I can only say that being a mother has been one of the hardest challenges I have ever had to face in my life.