Ashley Cain reveals he's smiled for the 'first time' since daughter Azaylia's ...

Ashley Cain has revealed that he has smiled 'for the first time' since the tragic death of his beloved eight-month-old daughter Azaylia over a week ago.

The former Ex On The Beach star, 30, took to Instagram on Monday to share a snap of the sky tinged with orange as the sun set, and told how he believed it was a 'sign' from his little girl in the 'heavens above'.

Ashley and his heartbroken girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee have been documenting their pain on social media since Azaylia lost her battle with acute myeloid leukaemia in April.

Smiling again: Ashley Cain has revealed that he has smiled 'for the first time' since the tragic death of his beloved eight-month-old daughter Azaylia over a week ago

Smiling again: Ashley Cain has revealed that he has smiled 'for the first time' since the tragic death of his beloved eight-month-old daughter Azaylia over a week ago

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And taking to Instagram over the Bank Holiday weekend, Ashley shared that the changes in the sky and the sign from his daughter saw him feel happiness for the first time since her death. 

Alongside the stunning image of the orange-tinged sky, Ashley wrote: 'The heavens continue to shine orange for Azaylia.

'I love you princess, you're forever in my heart. Keep smiling. Keep shining bright. I miss you. Daddy.'

Ashley then uploaded an image of a clear blue sky moments later, adding: 'One minute later and gone. You couldn't explain this. I love you baby.'

Sign from above: The former Ex On The Beach star, 30, took to Instagram on Monday to share a snap of the sky tinged with orange as the sun set, and told how he believed it was a 'sign' from his little girl in the 'heavens above'

Sign from above: The former Ex On The Beach star, 30, took to Instagram on Monday to share a snap of the sky tinged with orange as the sun set, and told how he believed it was a 'sign' from his little girl in the 'heavens above'

The reality star then shared a post, in which he wrote: 'That was the first time I've smiled since that day.

'The first time I've felt happiness since that day. She filled me with so much belief when she was here and she's still doing it from the heavens above.

'I don't know how you do it Azaylia but please keep on making us believe.'

Lovely: Ashley then uploaded an image of a clear blue sky moments later, adding: 'One minute later and gone. You couldn't explain this. I love you baby'

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Lovely: Ashley then uploaded an image of a clear blue sky moments later, adding: 'One minute later and gone. You couldn't explain this. I love you baby'

He continued: 'Your legacy will live on and within that legacy you will help, inspire, strengthen and save so many lives.

'I'm proud of you champ. So, so proud.'

An hour later, the grieving father uploaded a video of himself running, as he penned: 'There's no way I wasn't going back out on the road after that sign from above! #LetsGoChamp.'

First smile: 'The first time I've felt happiness since that day. She filled me with so much belief when she was here and she's still doing it from the heavens above'

First smile: 'The first time I've felt happiness since that day. She filled me with so much belief when she was here and she's still doing it from the heavens above'

Inspired: An hour later, the grieving father uploaded a video of himself running, as he penned: 'There's no way I wasn't going back out on the road after that sign from above! #LetsGoChamp'

Inspired: An hour later, the grieving father uploaded a video of himself running, as he penned: 'There's no way I wasn't going back out on the road after that sign from above! #LetsGoChamp'

It comes after Ashley's girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee, 35, shared a clip of a red evening sky which she saw as a sign from her late daughter Azaylia.

Safiyya called Azaylia her 'guardian angel' following her passing last week aged eight months, after a brave battle with acute myeloid leukaemia. 

Taking to Instagram on Saturday, Safiyya told how she recorded the clip from Love Island star Molly-Mae Hague's Instagram of the sky after she was looking for signs from her daughter.

She wrote: 'I keep looking up into the sky and looking for signs from Azaylia. So tonight I went to see her. As I left, I asked her what she was going to do special, for me in the sky tonight.

Grieving: Ashley and his heartbroken girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee have been documenting their pain on social media since Azaylia lost her battle with acute myeloid leukaemia in April

Grieving: Ashley and his heartbroken girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee have been documenting their pain on social media since Azaylia lost her battle with acute myeloid leukaemia in April

Heartwarming: Ashley's girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee shared a clip of a red evening sky which she saw as a sign from her late daughter Azaylia

Heartwarming: Ashley's girlfriend Safiyya Vorajee shared a clip of a red evening sky which she saw as a sign from her late daughter Azaylia

'As I was driving I couldn't capture this moment but it made me say out loud. Wow.' 

'I had to screen record this off @mollymae story and show you what I saw as she captured the moment so beautifully.' 

Safiyya then shared the clip of the breathtaking sky and captioned it: 'Having a moment' along with an orange heart. 

Moving: Safiyya, 35, called Azaylia her 'guardian angel' following her passing last week aged eight months, after a brave battle with acute myeloid leukaemia

Moving: Safiyya, 35, called Azaylia her 'guardian angel' following her passing last week aged eight months, after a brave battle with acute myeloid leukaemia

She wrote: 'I keep looking up into the sky and looking for signs from Azaylia. So tonight I went to see her. As I left, I asked her what she was going to do special, for me in the sky tonight'

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She wrote: 'I keep looking up into the sky and looking for signs from Azaylia. So tonight I went to see her. As I left, I asked her what she was going to do special, for me in the sky tonight'

She then wrote: 'The purest love I have ever felt in my life is for you Azaylia. 

'The most incredible girl my hero, my baby, my inspiration. ADC. May God protect you, my guardian angel.'

It comes after Ashley shared his agony over Azaylia's death in a heartbreaking Instagram post on Saturday. 

The grieving father told how he was 'broken and hurting' following her passing last week. 

Clip: Safiyya told how she recorded the clip from Love Island star Molly-Mae Hague's Instagram of the sky after she was looking for signs from her daughter

Clip: Safiyya told how she recorded the clip from Love Island star Molly-Mae Hague's Instagram of the sky after she was looking for signs from her daughter

Clip: Safiyya told how she recorded the clip from Love Island star Molly-Mae Hague's Instagram of the sky after she was looking for signs from her daughter

In the message posted on his stories, the former Ex On The Beach star thanked fans for their support, while vowing to honour Azaylia's name by continuing to help other children and families facing their own battles. 

He penned: 'I wanted to take this time to give thanks for all of your love, care and support for Azaylia throughout her battle and still now for us as a family.

'I am broken and hurting more and more everyday right now.

'But I made a promise to my daughter that I would keep her name alive by continuing to help other children, adults and their families during their own battles and I will honour that promise until I see her again.'

'Likkle Lion': grieving father Ashley told how he was 'broken and hurting' following her passing last week

'Likkle Lion': grieving father Ashley told how he was 'broken and hurting' following her passing last week 

Pain: In the message posted on his stories, the former Ex On The Beach star thanked fans for their support, while vowing to continue Azaylia's name by continuing to help other children

Pain: In the message posted on his stories, the former Ex On The Beach star thanked fans for their support, while vowing to continue Azaylia's name by continuing to help other children

Ashley's emotional message follows on from another post from Safiyya in which she spoke about her heartache since their daughter Azaylia passed away last week.  

Taking to Instagram on Saturday, Safiyya told her followers how often Azaylia, who was diagnosed at just two months, enters her thoughts. 

Writing on her Instagram stories, Safiyya said of her daughter: 'Your so beautiful I think about you all day and night [sic].'

Alongside the touching message, the grieving mother also shared an adorable picture of her baby. 

Unforgettable: Safiyya told her followers how often Azaylia, who was diagnosed at just two months, enters her thoughts

Unforgettable: Safiyya told her followers how often Azaylia, who was diagnosed at just two months, enters her thoughts

Happy in a pink Mini Mouse baby bouncer, Azaylia smiled and waved at her doting mum in the photo. 

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