Malin Andersson has given fans a heartbreaking update on her premature baby’s health, just a week after she announced she’d given birth seven weeks early.
The former Love Island contestant took to Instagram to give fans an update on her daughter, saying the little one is ‘fighting every day’ and is still in intensive care.
Alongside a picture of the baby’s tiny hand, the new mum wrote: ‘All your prayers, messages, healing.. it means the world to us. Baby Consy is still in intensive care, and fighting each day. This has been the most difficult time I have ever gone through. I just want to hold her..
‘It’s different to my mum last year. My mum was ready to go.. my little girl isn’t. She has given me the ultimate purpose in my life and I’m not prepared to let her go.’
Fans of the reality TV star commented on the post to send their comforting messages to the parents, with one saying: ‘Sending my prayers and thoughts hun… I hope baby consy pulls through!’
Another wrote: ‘Awww this made me cry 😢 sending love light n healing n an almighty prayer’.
The update comes a week after the reality TV star announced that she’d welcomed her first child, revealing that the baby was born just before Christmas.
She wrote at the time: ‘Happy New Year..Tom and I are so happy to let you all know that our baby girl CONSY arrived in this world 23rd December 2018, seven weeks early. She is so beautiful, we are totally in love with her and feel so blessed that she is here but unfortunately due to complications, she is currently being cared for at Great Ormond Street – we have received a number of messages over the past week and there has been a lot of speculation and so we wanted to share our news with you so you could hear from us first hand.
‘We are so thankful for the amazing care she is receiving here and promise to update you on her progress but for the time being we hope you can all respect our privacy. We can’t wait to share her with you all soon. Love, Ma & Tom’.