I Almost Aborted my Son Because of Poverty…Actress, Regina Chukwu
Pretty Nollywood actress, Regina Chukwu, is no new face to the Nollywood industry especially in the Yoruba sector where she found solace.
The actress has been a source of inspiration to many ladies as she ensures she dishes out advises which she deems fit to the growth of a successful union.
She ensures that she creates time to say things the way it should be without any form of fear but to her, she sure has a lot of stories to tell if approached privately.
One of such challenges she has gone through in life I poverty especially when she was pregnant with her son Maduabuchi Richard Nwafor, who turns 14 today.
She disclosed that out of poverty, she almost had plans of aborting her child even after the pastor had told her that she was expecting a male child because there was no food at home and her husband was very sick at the time.
Showing how happy she is today seeing her son grow and being able to lift her up, she wa filled with tears of joy as tells her story to motivate others.
Read her story below;
Ring the bell sound the alarm for on this very day 14yrs ago a prince was born Am I going to write an epistle this year AGAIN? Of cause, I will
This young man here reminds me so much of his late father *mixfeelings*Come with me as I travel down memory lane;
On this faithful day, I walked into my then pastor's office (I had come for counseling) after exchanging pleasantries, the pastor showed me to a seat N as made to seat comfortably he said and I quote 'sister the lord will visit you with a male child soon' on hearing that my eyes went straight to the calendar that was hung on the wall of his office, and I realised I was 2 weeks late
there and then, the world around me collapsed, I am supposed to be happy but I was not, why? You do ask..... as at that time, we were living from hand to mouth, my husband was sick and to crown it all Racheal was just like a year.
At that spot I decided abortion was the solution but I made sure not to betray my emotion in the presence of our pastor. I got home and I said to my husband 'I think I am pregnant' and like I had envisaged he said it to me point blank 'we are getting rid of it' how do we have another child in this condition
I said okay but that the pastor said it's a male child o and like the typical Igbo man that my husband is now, his face brightened up at the mention of a MALE child, so he said to me 'chi maybe we should leave it, God will provide' he was from zero to 100 in less than a min
to cut the long story short Maduabuchi Richard Nwafor came into our lives after nine months and the father left us when he was just 4months (he waited for him) a lot of things happened in that space of 13 months but it's a story for another day.