Maria Fowler reveals terrifying labour trauma: ‘I lost half my body’s blood.’

Many fans slammed Maria's decision not to breastfeed her newborn

Maria Fowler

by Hannah Mellin |

After a gruelling wait and a tramatic labour, ex-TOWIE star Maria Fowler and partner Kelvin are enjoying having their precious little girl, Evie Paris Batey, back at home where she belongs.

Confirming the news, Kevin said: "Finally got my girls home after a complicated birth. So proud of the both of them and thankful things are ok now.

"To meet my soulmate & be lucky enough to start a family with her is the best thing that has ever happened to me.nothing can compare.so happy."

The couple have been bombarding social media with adorable snaps of little Evie (hiding her face), with Maria tweeting: 'Feel like everything I've ever done is so minor & irrelevant to where my life is now, waking up with my soulmate and little girl is life."

Maria also tweeted her reasons for hiding Evie's face, blasting rumours it was for a 'mag deal'.

Maria Fowler

Awwwwww.

Sharing an unsight into her new mummy routine, Maria posted a picture of Evie's morning bottle alongside a much needed cup of tea.

Maria Fowler

“Breakfast time,” she wrote.

However, many of her followers were quick to slam Maria for making the decision to bottle feed her newborn.

One wrote: "How come your not breast feeding, just we've just had a baby and combi feeding! Any thoughts behind it!?"

Maria quickly defended herself, writing back: "If you were at the birth you would understand. It's taking me time to recover I lost half my body's blood."

Others also rushed to her defence, noting that Maria can do whatever she wishes without people questioning her choices.

"Good for you Maria feeding your baby's the way you want to I bottle fed and never regretted for a minute contented baby rather than starving hungry x."

Maria later revealed that she had to have a blood transfusion as she tweeted her thanks to GiveBloodNHS for saving her life. She also urged her followers to sign up and donate:

Maria, we salute you!

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