Una Healy posts snap of 'brave little trooper' Aoife Belle, 5, wearing a cast and sling in hospital after suffering 'freak accident'
Una Healy's daughter Aoife Belle Foden, five, has been hospitalised after suffering a 'freak accident'.
The former The Saturdays singer, 36, posted an Instagram snap of her 'brave little trooper' with her arm in a cast and sling after undergoing surgery when she chipped a bone in her elbow on Tuesday.
The musician - who is married to rugby player Ben Foden, 32 - expressed her thanks to Northampton General Hospital as she kept her 526,000 followers up to date on her daughter's medical condition in a heartfelt post.
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'Brave little trooper': Una Healy's daughter Aoife Belle Foden, five, has been hospitalised after falling over and chipping a bone in her elbow in a 'freak accident'
Una wrote: 'Our brave little trooper Aoife Belle. She suffered an unfortunate freak accident where she tripped and chipped a bone in her elbow that ended up requiring surgery.
'Thank you so much to all the fantastic care staff at Northampton General Hospital and Children’s A&E. We greatly appreciate your kindness and care. Thank you #NHS.'
Despite the surgery, Aoife Belle remained cheerful as she began her recovery in hospital.
The tot wore a drawn-on smiley face on her shoulder and a customised teddy bear sling.
Tough cookie: The musician expressed her thanks to Northampton General Hospital as she kept her 526,000 followers up to date on her daughter's medical condition in a heartfelt post
Family time: Una raises Aoife Belle and son Tadhg John, 23 months, with rugby player husband Ben Foden, 32 (pictured)
Una shares two children with rugby star Ben and regularly posts updates on social media showcasing their picture-perfect family life.
Speaking about parenting tips, Una revealed: 'There's always Google. I'm living on Google for tips! It's all a learning curve.'
With both Aoife Belle and the couple's son Tadhg John, 23 months, the duo have certainly got their hands full as they also manage their successful careers.
Motherhood: The singer regularly posts updates on social media showcasing their picture-perfect family life
Happy couple: The pair started dating in 2008 and married in 2012 in Una's native Ireland when Aoife Belle was just three months old
The pair started dating in 2008 and married in 2012 in Una's native Ireland when Aoife Belle was just three months old.
After launching her solo music career in 2017, the star Tweeted: 'I am a very happily married Mrs Foden but have decided to go as Una Healy from now on with work'.
Una shot to fame in girl band The Saturdays alongside Frankie Bridge, Mollie King, Rochelle Humes and Vanessa White.
The group officially went on an extended hiatus in March 2015, but Una and Vanessa have both publicly stated they have no plans to re-form.
In love: Solo artist Una still uses her maiden name for work purposes
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