Olivia Bowen has issued a health update to her fans as she opens up on the mental struggles of motherhood.The former Love Island series two star gave birth to her baby Abel Jacob, known as AJ, last year alongside her husband and fellow former islander Alex Bowen.
Olivia and Alex met on the second rebooted series of the hit ITV show Love Island in 2016 and have been in a flourishing romance ever since.
Seven years on from exiting the show and the pair have just celebrated their son's first birthday together. Clearly, they have come a long way from their days in the villa but it has not all been smooth sailing for Olivia who has opened up over the last few months about the toll that motherhood has taken on her mental health.
Last month on her Instagram story, she wrote: "Being a mum is overwhelming emotionally in general but I’ve really been struggling recently with catastrophic thoughts.