In the patch. Lauren Burnham shared a health update via Instagram Story on Friday, July 23, after his recent hospitalization for mastitis.
The Bachelor 29-year-old alum is feeling “much better” after her recent infection. The Shades of Rose designer posted a selfie to her story from her hospital bed, captioning the image: “I feel so much better today. Thanks for all the good wishes. Love you guys! “
In the photo, Burnham appears to have ice packs on his shirt, which he explained in the post: “For those of you confused by this picture lol … in hospital for antibiotic resistant mastitis.”
Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast tissue that can lead to infection, depending on the Mayo Clinic. Inflammation, which most often affects women who are breastfeeding, often causes pain, swelling, warmth, redness, fever, or chills in the breasts.
Burnham was first admitted to the hospital on Thursday, July 22, after her husband, Arie Luyendyk Jr., explained her mastitis problems through her Instagram story.
“It’s not good, mastitis is getting worse with antibiotics,” the 39-year-old former racing driver wrote at the time. “I hate this for her.” In a second post, Luyendyk shows pictures of his wife’s blood drawn with the caption: “IVs, antibiotics, and scans to detect any abscesses. She has been through a lot this week. “
The former bachelor revealed that his wife was “battling mastitis,” an infection of the breast tissue, on Tuesday, July 20.
“Really tough the last days. Lauren is battling mastitis, ”she captioned an Instagram Story selfie at the time. “I was up all weekend with the babies. Survive here haha ”.
News of Burnham’s condition comes a month after she welcomed the couple’s twins, Senna and Lux, in June 2021. The Virginia native, who also shares her 2-year-old daughter Alessi with Luyendyk, previously said Us weekly she was nervous about breastfeeding both babies at the same time.
“I’m not really sure how that’s going to go,” she said exclusively. U.S in May. “I’ve heard that twins are especially difficult because you don’t sleep as much as with a newborn. One will wake up and want to eat, and then the other will wake up and want to eat at the same time. I see it going downhill very fast. “
Previously, YouTube personalities revealed that Burnham had a hard time caring for Alessi.
“Nobody told me that if you are a new mother, sometimes your milk does not come out right away,” she said exclusively. U.S in 2019. “So I had to supplement it with formula and that bothered me a lot. I didn’t give up and went to a lactation consultant when I was dealing with painful engorgement issues. She helped teach my baby how to latch properly and after that, everything has been great. “