“Cancer scare has left me childless” Wema Sepetu
Wema Sepetu has been reaming of the day she will hold a child in her arms. But like most women struggling in silence, the Tanzanian actress has been trying all sorts of medications just to conceive.
Speaking recently during an interview with Clouds FM; Wema Sepetu revealed that part of her sudden weight gain was contributed by some medication she had been taking to conceive! Apparently, the pills affected her hormones making it hard for her to have her own children.
People know how I have struggled to get a baby my happiness will be complete when I get a baby. I added weight in my struggle to get a baby, I used to take a lot of medicine that had side effects on my hormones. The side effects were adding weight.
For the first time Wema admitted to seeking help from fertility doctors in India. However this was not a walk in the park as she was expected shed off all the unwanted weight – to make it easy for her to conceive. The popular actress went on to add;
I’ve never had a tummy tuck like most people are saying. The reason I went to India was so that I can consult and get treatment for my fertility. On coming back I was advised to cut on weight to increase my chances of conceiving since I have a lot of fat around my uterus that is making the process difficult.
Sadly during this treatment Wema says she got an infection that convinced her to stop trying for a baby. Apparently her doctors say the infection would have become cancerous with time if not treated well… but thanks to her amazing team, she survived this all!