Jake Quickenden gives update on baby’s illness after ‘scary day in hospital’

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Jake Quickenden has provided an update on how his unwell baby is doing.

The I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! star updated his fans after a dash to the hospital with his son, Leo.

The 32-year-old, who shares Leo with his girlfriend Sophie Church, documented what had happened with his 895,000 followers on Instagram.


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Alongside a picture of him holding his first born gently to his chest, the reality star revealed that little Leo is thought to be suffering from ‘silent reflux’.

“LONG DAY…. been up at hospital for hours with the little man, as a parent it’s so scary seeing your little one in pain and not really knowing or understanding what’s wrong!!” he wrote. “Managed to get him something prescribed for silent reflux, Just wish he could say what was wrong so we could help him!!”

“Hopefully this will help him and we can get some rest, both knackered, he’s such a little legend and he’s pretty chilled now for the first time in like 5 days,” Jake went on before praising the NHS. “Love him so much!! And the NHS rock, all the nurses and Doctors are amazing! Thanks so much!!!”

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Then taking to his Instagram stories the dad showed himself home from the hospital and in bed with Leo, Sophie and her seven-year-old son Freddie.

“Here we are, all of us!” beamed Jake.

“We’ve just fed him and now we’re sitting up and letting it go down,” said the TV star. “We have to sit him up for half an hour after feeding with acid reflux, so that’s what we’re doing.”

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“We’re off to pick his medication up in a minute because the pharmacy was shut yesterday,” Jake finished.

The former X Factor contestant, who recently admitted he's scared his son 'hates him,' uploaded sweet pictures of him looking after Leo in the hospital.

Jake wrote over a snap of him looking at the camera with Leo on his shoulder: “We will get you sorted little man!!”

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Across another snap of the father son duo Jake told his followers how hard it is seeing his son unwell.

“Been here hours. He’s been prescribed something for silent reflux," Jake explained. "Bless him! It’s horrible watching someone so small in pain!!!”

“I guess loads parents go through all these things but it’s new for me!! Happy he’s hopefully getting sorted,” the singer continued. “NHS are amazing. They really are! God I’m tired I look like a zombie.”

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