Ashley Cain has shared another heartbreaking update on the health of his daughter Azaylia.
Azaylia is currently fighting a rare and aggressive form of leukaemia after doctors said there are no other options of treatment for the disease.
Taking to Instagram, The former Ex On The Beach star posted photos of himself out on a stroll with Azaylia in her pram.
As Azaylia has been continually spiking temperatures, Ashley has to keep her close to home in case they needed to hurry back and put her on oxygen.
‘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,’ he captioned the photo.
‘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 on-call 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!’
Azaylia’s mother, Safiyya Vorajee, also shared an update, posting photos on her Instagram stories tonight.
She wrote: ‘In a click of a finger things can change so fast. It’s been such an intense time today. She’s now rested. I’m lucky to share another day with you Azaylia, every day is precious.’
Ashley previously revealed that Azaylia’s palliative care team have told the family to ‘make the most of this weekend’ as her body is ‘shutting down’.
He took to Instagram to share a sweet video of him spending quality time with Azaylia in the sunshine, explaining that despite only being able to wheel her up and down their road in her pram it was ‘the best thing in the world’.
He told his followers that Azaylia’s palliative care team have warned there may not be much time left as the eight-month-old battles leukaemia.
Ashley explained: ‘The palliative care team have told us that we should make the most of this weekend and enjoy this weekend, so you can understand what that message means.
‘But the fact of the matter is, we make the most of every day and we enjoy every day and I’ll tell you one thing, I have no plans for her going anywhere this weekend.
‘I’m an optimist, I’m a believer, I have a positive mind frame and I know her strength and I know mine and I’m not thinking those things.’
Safiyya also shared some photos of her baby girl, telling fans: ‘Azaylias eyes are intensely dry for which she now has to have eye drops so her eyes can move along with platelet transfusions, and so much more, Azaylia’s care is 24/7.
‘Feeling the heartache more and more today, as the nurses woke me up this morning for a home visit & told me to enjoy the weekend as they now think her body is slowly shutting down, I got told this a couple of weeks ago and she has stayed so strong through this I’m so proud of how strong you are Azaylia.’
She added: ‘Hearing these words, rips and tears my heart and soul into pieces watching my little girl get tired is painful but giving her 100% every day is what she was promised, even when her eyes are closed I talk sing and shake her fav rattles so she is constantly surrounded by a positive vibe.
‘Appreciating the day the hour and the min is something I never thought I would do as we all take life for granted.
‘I decided to put Azaylia in her pram outside in the shade today to enjoy some fresh air and hear different sounds, remember it’s the small things in life that really make a difference.’
Ashley and Safiyya had hoped to take Azaylia to Singapore for specialist treatment to save her life, for which they crowdfunded £1.5million, but were tragically told her condition had worsened and it was no longer an option.
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Author: Billie Schwab Dunn