Married At First Sight star Zoe Hendrix has had a lucky escape after her fans alerted her to a nasty infection that is common amongst new mums.
The reality star room to Instagram last week to share a snap of her battling ‘the flu’ whilst taking care of her
She wrote ‘This s**t is hard’ when captioning a photo of her nursing two-month-old daughter Harper.
SICK AS a flea bitten dog in the backstreets of Bali. 🤒Except I’m not in Bali I’m in bed with a temp of 39, sore throat, body aches and an 8 week old. I salute all you mums/dads with chronic and serious illness who get up everyday and push through the pain and take care of your kids . 👏🏽✨ this shit is hard 😫 #migraneandcryingbaby #notafunmix #shootmenow
However, some of her 70,000 followers quick to point out that Zoe may be suffering from mastitis, an infection from breastfeeding which displays flu-like symptoms.
‘As soon as I read your comment and saw your temp I though mastitis straight away, get to the
‘It sounds like mastitis. Get to the doctor right now,’ said another.
And it turns out, they were right.
Zoe posted a new photo saying
THANK YOU 🙏🏽 to all you wonderful and switched on followers who informed me about Mastitis in my last post (which I thought was just the flu) I have been on antibiotics, pain relief, and my angel of a mother in law has been helping me care for Harper. I am starting to feel human again after feeling like I was hit by a truck! #thankyouinstafam 🙏🏽❤#bathtimebaby
‘I have been on antibiotics, pain relief, and my angel of a mother in law has been helping me care for Harper. I am starting to feel human again after feeling like I was hit by a truck!’
Instagram to the rescue!