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Actress Nse Ikpe-Etim reveals why she removed her womb

Nollywood actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim, has revealed that she had to remove her womb to live a normal life.

The 44-year-old actress made this revelation while engaging her fans ahead of the premiere of ‘Heaven’s Hell’ which she featured in.

In an event tagged ‘Conversation with Nse’, she disclosed that her father died when she was 15, leaving only her mother, who was a teacher, to take on the burden of raising the family.

Nse Ikpe-Etim who disclosed that she is never going to have a baby, revealed that she removed her womb to live a normal life after she was diagnosed three years ago with Adenomyosis (a condition whereby the inner lining of the uterus breaks through the muscle wall of the uterus).

“I was told I couldn’t have kids,” she said to the now sombre audience. “And so, I had to have a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) to make me have a life again and to stop going through what I was going through. And I’m literarily telling women and men, it really doesn’t matter if you can’t bear children. What really matters is what you would do for the world, for the universe. Tears dropped and then my husband squeezed my hand. It was reassuring there was someone there and it was telling me that this is reality, my reality.”

Written by Gift Amadi

Gift Eruchi Amadi is a passionate blogger.

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