Ashley Cain’s Daughter Azaylia Passes Away At Eight Months Old, ‘Rest In Paradise, Princess

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Footballer Ashley Cain's Daughter Azaylia Has Died Aged Eight Months After Heartbreaking Battle With Leukaemia
Footballer Ashley Cain's Daughter Azaylia Has Died Aged Eight Months After Heartbreaking Battle With Leukaemia

Ashley Cain’s daughter Azaylia has passed away at eight months old after battling leukaemia for the majority of her life.

The reality TV star, 30, confirmed the tragic news on social media on Sunday, writing: ‘Rest In Paradise Princess. I will always hold you in my heart until I can hold you again in heaven ❤️ #AzayliaDiamondCain.’

Former footballer Ashley and his girlfriend Ashley and his girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee, 34, had been updating fans on their baby girl’s health condition since she was diagnosed with cancer at just two months old.

 

Rest in paradise, princess': Ashley Cain's daughter Azaylia has passed away at eight months old following a heartbreaking battle with leukaemia

Rest in paradise, princess’: Ashley Cain’s daughter Azaylia has passed away at eight months old following a heartbreaking battle with leukaemia

Earlier in the week, Ashley’s girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee has said she feels ‘blessed’ to have another day with Azaylia.

Taking to Instagram on Friday night shortly after her partner Ashley Cain revealed Azaylia had suffered another seizure, Safiyya, 34, told fans: ‘Azaylia had another turn. But she’s now rested and asleep and literally it makes your heart race with anxiety.’

Laying next to her poorly daughter, the doting mother continued: ‘But she gets through another day, blessed, my princess. And I feel so blessed.’

Doting mother: On Friday, girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee, 34, said she feels 'blessed' to have another day with her leukaemia-stricken daughter Azaylia, eight months

Doting mother: On Friday, girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee, 34, said she feels ‘blessed’ to have another day with her leukaemia-stricken daughter Azaylia, eight months

Across the video Safiyya wrote: ‘I am lucky to spend another day with you Azaylia. Every day is precious with you.’

It comes after Azaylia suffered another seizure on Friday after Ashley and Safiyya were told to ‘make the most of this weekend’.

The Ex On The Beach star, 30, told his fans the tot ‘stopped breathing’ and became ‘stiff as a board’ and needed oxygen while they headed out for a walk on Friday.

Ashley and Safiyya have been openly documented their daughter Azaylia’s battle with a rare and aggressive form of leukaemia after her diagnosis when she was just two months old.

Scary: Ashley Cain revealed his leukaemia-stricken daughter Azaylia has suffered another seizure after being told to 'make the most of this weekend'

Scary: Ashley Cain revealed his leukaemia-stricken daughter Azaylia has suffered another seizure after being told to ‘make the most of this weekend’

Ashley shared a gallery of snaps during a walk with his baby girl, with little Azaylia nestled in her pram.

In a lengthy caption he revealed his daughter needed the help of his palliative care nurses and oxygen after having a seizure.

He wrote: ‘We had our own little adventure today, even if it was just walking up and down the street. It was special!

‘I thought we’d make the most of the sun today and have a little walk, as nurses came and told us this morning, to make the most of this weekend as Azaylia is becoming very fragile.

Worrying: The Ex On The Beach star told his fans the tot 'stopped breathing' during a brief walk outside in an Instagram *post on Friday

Worrying: The Ex On The Beach star told his fans the tot ‘stopped breathing’ during a brief walk outside in an Instagram *post on Friday
Candid: In a lengthy post, Ashley told fans he and Azaylia headed out for a short walk together when they suffered a scare
Candid: In a lengthy post, Ashley told fans he and Azaylia headed out for a short walk together when they suffered a scare 
Family: He shared a gallery of images of his little girl nestled in her pram while they enjoyed the short outing
Family: He shared a gallery of images of his little girl nestled in her pram while they enjoyed the short outing
Worrying: Ashley continued: 'After a few hours of close observation we managed to settle her. This has happened a few times now, but it never gets any easier'
Worrying: Ashley continued: ‘After a few hours of close observation we managed to settle her. This has happened a few times now, but it never gets any easier’

‘Shortly after these photos were taken Azaylia had a seizure. Her eyes rolled back, she stopped breathing and her body went as stiff as a board. We put her on oxygen straight away and called for the oncall nurses.

‘After a few hours of close observation we managed to settle her. This has happened a few times now, but it never gets any easier.

‘Yet she continues to battle through! Your determination inspires me. You impress me each and every day. I’m so proud of you. I can’t imagine my life without you. I have faith in you. My Champion. My Hero. I love you.’

Touching: He added: 'Your determination inspires me. You impress me each and every day. I'm so proud of you. I can't imagine my life without you. I have faith in you'

Touching: He added: ‘Your determination inspires me. You impress me each and every day. I’m so proud of you. I can’t imagine my life without you. I have faith in you’
Getting better: Ashley went onto tell fans that his daughter was later 'settled' by nurses, before reiterating he'd been told to 'make the most of this weekend'
Getting better: Ashley went onto tell fans that his daughter was later ‘settled’ by nurses, before reiterating he’d been told to ‘make the most of this weekend’
Fighter: Later Ashley also shared a video of his daughter settled next to him in the living room, writing: 'Her strength to keep bouncing back is incredible!'
Fighter: Later Ashley also shared a video of his daughter settled next to him in the living room, writing: ‘Her strength to keep bouncing back is incredible!’

Later Ashley also shared a video of his daughter settled next to him in the living room, writing: ‘Another scary moment with the oncall nurses out. Now she’s settled and sleeping again. Her strength to keep bouncing back is incredible!’

Earlier in the day Ashley told fans that Azaylia’s palliative care told him to ‘make the most of the weekend’ with the leukaemia-stricken tot.

The star revealed the sombre words, however remained defiant, stating: ‘I ain’t got no plans of this little one going anywhere this weekend.’

Speaking to the camera in a video shared on Friday, Ashley insisted that he did not have to be told to enjoy his time with Azaylia as he enjoys every moment.

Pained: Earlier in the day Ashley told fans that Azaylia's palliative care told him to 'make the most of the weekend' with the leukaemia-stricken tot
Pained: Earlier in the day Ashley told fans that Azaylia’s palliative care told him to ‘make the most of the weekend’ with the leukaemia-stricken tot

Ashley said: ‘The palliative care team told us to make the most of the weekend and you understand what that message means the fact of the matter is we make the most of her everyday, we make the most of everyday…

‘I tell you what, I got no plans for her going anywhere this weekend. I’m an optimist. I’m a believer. I’ve got a positive mind frame and I know her strength. I know mine…

‘I ain’t thinking them things because I don’t have to be told to make a special effort to enjoy her because I enjoy her every day. I ain’t got no plans of this little one going anywhere this weekend, trust me. Let’s go champ, the things you have to do.’

Ashley recalled the terrifying moment his daughter Azaylia stopped breathing and had a seizures amid her leukaemia battle.

Heartache: He took to Instagram to reveal the sombre words, however remained defiant, stating: 'I ain't got no plans of this little one going anywhere this weekend'
Heartache: He took to Instagram to reveal the sombre words, however remained defiant, stating: ‘I ain’t got no plans of this little one going anywhere this weekend’
Fighting on: Ashley recently shared his 'crazy belief' that Azaylia will still be with him weeks from now
Fighting on: Ashley recently shared his ‘crazy belief’ that Azaylia will still be with him weeks from now

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