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I Felt Inadequate Discovering I Could Not Bear Children – Nse Ikpe-Etim

Nollywood actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim, has revealed she felt inadequate as a woman when she found out she could not bear children of her own.

Nse said this in an interview with Chude Jideonwo.

The 47-year-old actress had earlier disclosed she had to undergo hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) to have a life again after she was diagnosed with adenomyosis.

When asked if she was ashamed about not being able to have kids of her own, Nse said: “Finding out I couldn’t have children didn’t make me feel ashamed. I felt inadequate.

“I felt inadequate as a woman but not ashamed, which was because of how I was brought up.

“Where I’m from we don’t tie shame to ourselves. Where I was brought up, we live through life fully.”

When asked if she is open to adoption, Nse said: “You never say never, but right now, my husband and I are just dog parents.

“People should be allowed to live, my husband and I are okay right now.”

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