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Lady with sickle cell shares the challenges she faced during her pregnancy journey, welcomes baby boy

  • A Nigerian woman with sickle cell disease shares her nine-month pregnancy journey and the challenges she faced before giving birth.
  • Adetoyinbo Folashade, a TikTok user, shared her experience as a sickle cell patient during her pregnancy on the platform.
  • @folabeautifier shared a video about her journey of overcoming common pregnancy symptoms such as nausea and cold.

A young Nigerian woman with sickle cell syndrome shares her nine-month pregnancy journey and discusses the challenges she faced before having her child.

Adetoyinbo Folashade, a TikTok user, shared her pregnancy experience as a sickle cell patient.

In a video released by @folabeautifier, Folashade explained how she conquer common pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, colds, and more.

However, three weeks before her delivery, she had a severe cough, and her PCV plummeted to 24%.

She was hospitalized and spent the crossover night into 2024 in the hospital, despite feeling much better.

She had a significant breathing issue just before the new year, and her contractions started. She was eventually prepared for a caesarian section on January 2nd, during which she delivered a baby boy.

She shared her story and captioned the post, “But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 2 Corinthians 12:9.”

Other sickle cell patients have already crowded her page to applaud her strength while sharing similar anxieties.

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Reacting to the post…

@Surprise Adebabalola said: “I’m a sickle cell patient too what surprised me most is I never had crisis throughout my 9months of pregnancy…..God is great.”

@Oreoluwa stated: “As another SCD patient, God did it in your life and I am sure he will do it in mine. Congrats mama.”

@kushmoneyrophygold wrote: “Congratulations your look don’t look like SS oo Grace found u.”

@Zeza cakes penned: “Congratulations you are a strong woman he would live long and make you proud.”

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