Former Bachie star posts somber snap from her hospital bed

Sarah Carty
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Heather Maltman, who appeared on Sam Wood’s season of The Bachelor Australia, has been admitted to hospital.

The 34-year-old actor and podcast creator, took to her Instagram account to post a photo from her hospital bed, alongside a gushing post about her ‘rock’ and partner, photographer Matt Baker.

Heather Maltman appeared on The Bachelor Australia in 2015. Photo: Channel 10

Heather says she’s been in and out of Randwick hospital in Sydney, with Matt sleeping on the floor and taking her to the toilet.

She said that when she took that photo it was ‘one of the saddest moments’ of their journey together because it was Matt’s birthday and she was about to go into surgery.

“He will wait by my side until I go under. And has been getting minimal sleep. He has been picking up my slack for work. And just been... f***ng everything to me,” Heather said.

She went on to apologise to her 4,000 One Together podcast listeners for not having a new episode up online this week.

While she didn’t go into detail about why she’s in hospital, Heather said she will open up about it ‘when she’s ready’.

“It will get better. Stay tough. You got this. Find those people who are your rock. And let them love you,” she said.

Heather became the nation’s sweetheart back in 2015, when she appeared on The Bachelor Australia.

However, she was pipped to the post by Snezana Markoski, who went on to marry Sam Wood and the couple are now the proud parents to three children.

Back in May, Heather decided to give up her radio gig at SCA’s 90.9 Sea FM to focused on producing her own podcast.

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