The ex-wife of a former diplomat has recounted how all her desires had been reduce quick due to a being pregnant.
In accordance Felicia Edem Attippoe, who’s Ghana’s first feminine plane marshaller, this occurred about 26-years-ago when she was nonetheless a younger woman.
“Rising up, I needed to be a musician and alongside the road I needed to be a secretary however at 21, I received pregnant. I didn’t know I used to be pregnant till the 8th month, as a result of I used to be having my menstrual stream. Alongside the road, my grandma seen it.
She famous that she had tried to terminate the being pregnant since she wasn’t able to have a toddler at that age, however all efforts, together with a go to to the hospital to terminate the being pregnant proved futile.
“I went to pals who I knew had been ‘shee waga’ and so they prescribed numerous concoctions for me – some stated ‘drink Guinness with gin,’ others stated ‘go in for a chloroquine injection,’. I did all these however the child wouldn’t come out.
“At a degree my mum gave me her tithe to go and pay at church as a result of she didn’t go to church that day and I went to the hospital to see if I might have an abortion. I visited a clinic at Labone and the physician stated no, you may’t abort this being pregnant so it’s important to give delivery.
Left with no different selection, Felicia needed to ship the child.
“To chop all of it quick, I gave delivery to a child woman who’s 26 now. She now works at Guinness as one in every of their Advertising and marketing Managers, however all my desires had been reduce quick as a result of I needed to have a child and I struggled via it and we went via it,” she stated.
She made the disclosure throughout an interplay with host of Pleasure FM‘s Sturdy and Sassy present as a part of conversations on the brand new sequence dubbed My Story on Wednesday.
Sturdy and Sassy, Pleasure FM’s all-female speak present, from Might 11, began a brand new sequence dubbed ‘My Story.’
Hosted by Animwaa Anim Addo, My Story will take a dive into the lives of wonderful ladies who’ve stood on the battle entrance to battle superb battles, have emerged victorious, and have success tales to inform from their encounters. It’ll characteristic Ghanaian ladies who will inform tales that may encourage, educate, shock, break, construct and likewise get you emotional.
These are tales that border on the profession, lives, relationships, and even the well being of ladies who will probably be featured; tales of dying, sudden pregnancies, suicides, abusive marriages or relationships, turning into pastors, stillbirths, most cancers remedies, and so forth.
The sequence will run for a interval of two months – from Might to June,2022.