Lauren Newton reveals she’s in hospital and hasn’t seen kids in five weeks

Jul 11, 2020
Lauren is the daughter of Australian TV royalty Bert and Patti Newton. Source: Getty.

Lauren Newton has revealed her heartbreak at being apart from her five beautiful children, after the 40-year-old was hospitalised due to pregnancy complications.

Lauren, who is the daughter of Aussie TV royalty Bert and Patti Newton, shared her difficult experience on social media as she thanked her parents for stepping up and helping her husband Matt take care of their five young children.

“Missing my gorgeous babies,” Lauren wrote on Instagram on Friday. “It’s been 5 weeks so far of not seeing them while I’m in hospital due to pregnancy complications.

“I miss them so much but Matt and Mum and Dad have done an incredible job. Also thanks to my beautiful friends for all the support.”

Lauren and husband Matt Welsh, a former Olympic swimmer, are already parents to five children: Sam, 11, Eva, nine, Lola, six, Monty, two, and 15-month-old daughter Perla.

Many people shared messages of support for Lauren on social media, with one follower writing: “How difficult for you all. Rest up and hope you see them soon.”

Another commented: “Stay happy Lauren..these gorgeous faces will be in your arms in no time.” While another said: “Hope all will be ok soon and you will be back with your lovely family soon.”

It comes three months after Patti shared the “wonderful” news with the world, as she announced that she was set to become a grandmother for the sixth time on social media back in April.

“Another beautiful baby to love,” Patti wrote on Instagram at the time. “So lucky this baby is having No 6. In these sad and difficult times, wonderful to have such joy to look forward to.

“The best parents, and the most fabulous children, we miss you so much our love Nana and Poppy.”

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