Lily Allen Reveals Her Daughter Was Diagnosed With Laryngomalacia


Lily Allen


The 'Hard Out Here' singer feared for her eldest daughter Ether who was diagnosed with the life-threatening illness.

Lily Allen revealed that she was scared after knowing her eldest daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness called laryngomalacia when she was 12 months old. Laryngomalacia is a condition which obstructed the airway because the soft, immature cartilage of the upper larynx collapses inward during inhalation.

The British recording artist told BBC Radio 4'S Desert Island Discs about her daughter's illness, stating, "It's [the illness is] basically a problem with the throat. She was working so hard to breathe, to just exist really, and she wasn't really gaining any weight at all. Because all of the food she was taking on, she was just expending the energy on this breathing process."

"When she was really, really little the doctors said she had to have an operation to correct it and then that didn't work so she had to have it again," the 29-year-old actress continued, "And she was tiny, she'd lost so much weight and then as a result of that, because of what happened before with my previous, it was just a really tough time."

Lily said that her daughter had to be fed from tube for about eight months. The "Lily Allen and Friends" host soon revealed that her daughter was "absolutely fine now."

Lily had experienced a stillbirth before giving birth to Ethel. She recalled, "I lost a child three years ago now, and I just remember leaving the hospital empty-handed, so to speak, and driving from Homerton in Hackney, all the way down to Gloucestershire and this song ['I Would Rather Go Blind' by Etta James] being on a CD that Sam was playing and in a weird way it's just a nice song to kind of connect to."

Lily got married to a builder and decorator, Sam Cooper, in 2011. They have two children together, Ethel and Marnie.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Goes Makeup Free During a Day Out With Tyga
  2. Report: Michael Strahan Begging to Return to 'Live! with Kelly' After Feud With 'GMA' Co-Host
  3. Beyonce's Ex Manager Reveals How the Singer Is Trying to Save Her Marriage to Jay-Z
  4. Pregnant Again? Blac Chyna Sports Suspicious Bump While Stepping Out With Another Man
  5. Madonna's Malawi Twins' Father Says He Didn't Realize the Adoption Was Permanent
  6. Stella Maxwell Shows Off Her Pert Derriere in Cheeky Hotpants
  7. Angelina Jolie Finally Breaks Silence on Brad Pitt Split: We Will Always Be a Family
  8. Portia de Rossi 'Livid' Over Ellen DeGeneres Putting Their House on Sale
  9. Report: Blac Chyna Is Trying to Steal Kanye West From Kim Kardashian
  10. Kourtney Kardashian Hugs Mystery Man as Scott Disick Remains MIA

CELEBS PHOTO