Loving and Losing You, Azaylia

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What the world saw, and what it didn’t

“Nothing could ever have prepared me for this. Some days it breaks me, and I can’t even bear to do it. I always thought I was tough, but it brings me to my knees every single time.”

Safiyya’s beautiful baby daughter, Azaylia, was eight weeks old when she was diagnosed with leukaemia. By the age of 8 months, Safiyya and her partner, Ashley, had to say their final goodbye.

This is Safiyya’s account of motherhood, hope and loss. It is about the unbreakable and incomparable bond between mother and daughter … about what happens to a family when they face a life without the person that completed them, putting readers in the shoes no parent wants to be in. But, above all, it’s a celebration of a remarkable little life that showed spirit that no baby should have to and a family who loved and fought to hold onto every precious moment.

© Safiyya Vorajee 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022

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