Bowie is a battler that has fought back from heart failure as a baby.
After suspecting Bowie had whooping cough Bowie's mum took him to hospital to be checked. A chest x-ray revealed Bowie had an enlarged heart and was eventually diagnosed with the rare condition Acyanotic Tetraolgy of Fallot, with a 6mm hole in his right ventricle.
Bowie needed surgery but a week before he was due to have the operation, he suffered heart failure. Fortunately a course of diuretics cleared it up.
Once Bowie had gained enough weight he was able to undergo the surgery to repair the hole in his heart. The surgery was a success!
His start to life was tough but fortunately things have returned back to normal for Bowie and his family!
Bowie is nearly 4 and half years old now and is doing awesome!