Azaylia Cain’s mum marks two months since her daughter’s death
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Ashley Cain's girlfriend has shared a touching tribute to their baby daughter Azaylia who has tragically died from leukaemia two months ago.
The former Coventry player and 30-year-old reality star, Safiyya Vorajee have been left heartbroken when daughter Azaylia, who was born in August last year, was unable to fight her illness any longer, despite all the efforts made to prolong her life.
Mum Safiyya posted on Instagram : "Two months ago you took your angel wings. I miss you so much princess. Always and forever so closely to my heart baby. Mummy loves you always."
She shared the caption on an adorable picture of Azaylia smiling in her hospital crib, surrounded by keepsakes and a balloon.
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The public rallied round the celeb couple after their daughter's diagnosis and raised £1.5 million in donations to fly their daughter to Singapore for specialist treatment but before they could go, a CT scan showed that there were further complications.
Azaylia who was born in August was diagnosed with leukaemia and passed away two months ago
Days before Azaylia died, her parents took her home from the hospital but after two nights at home, the decision was taken to take the baby off pain medication.
Speaking from her bed on Instagram Stories, the distraught mother said: “My heart is aching so much. Honestly, it’s literally throbbing.
“I wake up and then I can’t get back to sleep because I am just thinking about my little baby and I just wish that I had her here with me in my arms, lying in bed.”
Devoted dad Ashley was desperate to save his baby girl before doctors said treatment would not treat her condition
She added: “It’s just literally heartbreaking. I feel so sad.”
Azaylia had been diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia two months after her August birth and has been receiving treatment at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
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The tragic passing of their eight-month-old daughter on April 25, touched the hearts of the nation in recent months and followers of the high-profile couple have sent prayers and condolences.
They now plan to launch a charity her memory, with funds raised to help treat other children suffering from cancer.
If you wish to talk to someone about cancer, you can phone Cancer Research UK on 0300 1231022, with opening hours from 8am–6pm, Monday–Friday, or email on [email protected]