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Love Island's Malin Andersson left heartbroken as newborn daughter dies

Her daughter was born seven weeks premature last month

Love Island star Malin Andersson has shared the heartbreaking news that her newborn daughter has died just four weeks after she was born.

Malin took to her Instagram on Wednesday morning to tell her fans that her one-month-old baby girl Consy, who was born seven weeks premature in December, had tragically passed away.

Alongside a photo of her daughter, Malin penned an emotional tribute to her little girl.

Your time wasn’t ready yet. Mummy loves you.

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She said: "Completely in love with you.. and my Mum just wanted you to be with her. Your time wasn’t ready yet. Mummy loves you.

"I stayed with you each day.. you opened your eyes one last time for me and I saw those beautiful big brown eyes. I’m so sorry I couldn’t do anymore."

She added: "Go be with grandma Consy. My angel. Rest in peace CONSY GLORIA EMMA ANDERSSON-KEMP 23/12/18-22/01/19."

Fans rushed to offer their condolences and support to Malin.

Malin and boyfriend Tom (Credit: Instagram @missmalinsara)

One person said: "My heart aches for you. R.I.P beautiful girl," while another wrote: "I’m so so sorry for your loss."

A third commented: "Heartbreaking news, may she rest in perfect peace."

On New Year's Day, Malin - who starred on Love Island in 2016 - had announced the arrival of her daughter.

Alongside a snap of Consy wrapping her tiny hands around Malin and her boyfriend Tom Kemp's fingers, the star said: "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.

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 x

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"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."

She added: "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.

Malin welcomed her baby girl last month (Credit: Instagram @missmalinsara)

"We can’t wait to share her with you all soon. Love, Ma & Tom x."

Just over a week later, Malin - who was left devastated in November 2017 when her mum passed away after being diagnosed with cancer for the third time - asked her fans for their "prayers" as Consy continued to fight for her life in intensive care.

She wrote: "All your prayers, messages, healing.. it means the world to us. Baby Consy is still in intensive care, and fighting each day.

Consy was fighting for her life in intensive care (Credit: Instagram @missmalinsara)

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"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."

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