Itumeleng Bokaba‘s pregnancy has got to be one of Mzansi celeb’s most kept secret this year. The Rhythm City actress announced on her Instagram page, that she was heavily pregnant and by the look of her swollen belly, home-girl was about to pop at any given time.
Most pregnant women love to capture iconic photographs of their pregnancies, and Itu was no different. Her maternity photo-shoot was definitely goals and she looked absolutely stunning in her African Queen themed photo-shoot!
The new mom told Daily Sun that about a month ago, she welcomed her baby girl into the world and that motherhood has made her feel like an adult, as she has to be responsible for a baby.
”Being a mum is such a surreal feeling for me. I believe she made me grow up. I feel more like an adult not”, said Itumeleng.
Although Itumeleng is still new to all things motherhood, she spoke candidly about how the experience has had a profound effect on her, especially on lessons around selflessness and unconditional love.
”She showed me I am capable of really caring for someone so deeply and they don’t have to do anything in return.”
The media personality shared intimate details about when she found out about her pregnancy and how difficult the journey was for her.
”I was on a movie date. I was actually drinking alcohol at the restaurant while waiting for the movie to start. I went to buy a pregnancy test… The minute I saw ‘yes’, a strange feeling of panic and excitement set in.”
”Honestly, being pregnant was horrible for me. I am a short person, so carrying a heavy baby was just endless pain.”