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New Mum Recounts Her Bitter-sweet Journey To Motherhood: ‘Pregnancy Crippled Me’

New Mum Recounts Her Bitter-sweet Journey To Motherhood: ‘Pregnancy Crippled Me’

A Nigerian woman has recounted her life-threatening experience while pregnant with her first child.

In a viral video, the first time mom said she became paralyzed for several months, laid up in bed and had to use a wheelchair to move around after she became pregnant.

According to her, everything was going well and she was looking forward to enjoying her pregnancy journey until she woke up one morning to take a bath and lost feelings in her legs.

She said she was immediately rushed to the hospital after the unfortunate incident and spent five months.

Interestingly, she began walking again following the birth of her child.

She narrated:

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“I started screaming in the bathroom for help. Those around couldn’t drive and my neighbors were all out. I was lucky one came in and he was begged to carry me to any nearby hospital.

“The hospital said I can only feel my legs and walk if they remove the baby. Depression and bitterness overwhelmed me. Constipation said it has come to finish me. I was given a drip through my anus. I was in deep pain, asking God how I will poop without my legs.

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“The hospital rejected me. I was taken to another hospital. The consultant told me he can manage the situation. I started using a wheelchair. Even for scan, I use wheelchair, I became ashamed of myself because all eyes will be on me.

“I urinated and pooped in the same place because I can’t move. One day one spirit told me to stand up. I did and water started rushing out of me. Doctors came and inserted one big stool inside me. I cried out my life that day.

“I started screaming, telling them to come and bring out this baby. I don’t want to carry it again. I can’t breath. I am tired of living in the hospital. They now call me President because I’ve overstayed for five months.

“I was booked immediately…fear took over me. I was taken to the theatre and finally my baby came out at 36 weeks. This is my testimony.”

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