Betty Kyallo opens up about keeping her pregnancy a secret

Media personality Betty Kyallo recently held a candid interview with Picha Clear where she opened up about her former marriage, pregnancy and lastly, her wedding.

The interview comes almost 7 years since Betty’s pregnancy that came unplanned; and the worst part is that both her and baby daddy Dennis Okari were just about to tie their notes.

Speaking about her unplanned pregnancy, Betty Kyallo says it came at a time when her career had just picked up; and being a young lady who was now captivating her fans – through her news reading skills – Betty says all she could think of is hiding.

However the good thing is that the first trimester was so smooth but the second trimester is where things got real. She said;

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The second trimester is where the rubber meet the road, I didn’t have issues.We started going to the clinic in the first month we knew we were pregnant.

Avoiding Judge mental comments

Judging from  what she says is that baby Ivanna came when she was still quite young; and knowing how judgemental people can get – Betty says hiding her pregnancy was all she could think of.

The good thing is that the pregnancy started protruding at the last semester – which was a good thing since people only got to ask about the pregnancy weeks before she gave birth.

Betty Kyallo with baby Ivanna

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She really exploded in the third trimester. I used to hide my pregnancy since I didn’t want people to be like, ‘she is pregnant’ young girl.

No regrets

Although Ivanna was born before Betty Kyallo was officially married to baby daddy, Dennis Okari; the celebrated journalist says having her baby girl came as a blessing and she has no regrets.

With baby Ivanna, Betty stepped out of her comfort zone – and look – she’s one of most popular business ladies we have in East Africa.

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