Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff celebrate baby's birthday

She recently revealed they were planning a dream , after welcoming little Mila last year. 

And Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen have opened up about life as a family, in an honest interview as they celebrate their daughter's first birthday. 

The dancer, 39, described motherhood as 'hard but rewarding', as the rugby player, 38, talked candidly about his fears of not seeing his daughters grow up.

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Family orientated: Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen have opened up about life as a family, in an honest interview as they celebrate their daughter's first birthday

Family orientated: Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen have opened up about life as a family, in an honest interview as they celebrate their daughter's first birthday

The birthday-themed photoshoot with Ok! Magazine was particularly poignant as just a week earlier Ben was rushed to hospital with severe chest pains. 

Ben, who shares 9-year-old twins Harriet and Isabelle with ex-wife Abby, revealed he was diagnosed with glandular fever, pericarditis and sepsis - a potentially lethal combination.

‘At hospital I had an ECG and irregularities in my heart were spotted. After a few more tests they diagnosed me with glandular fever and pericarditis, which is a swelling of the

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