Skeem Saam actress Pebetsi Matlaila has shared that her life has been difficult since this year began
- The radio personality opened up about her near-death experience when she gave birth to her newborn baby recently
- Pebetsi also shared that she survived a car accident and depression and anxiety earlier this year
Skemm Saam actress Pebetsi Matlaila has opened up about the difficulties she had to go through when she gave birth earlier this year.
The radio presenter shared that she suffered from pre-eclampsia - a pregnancy complication characterised by high blood pressure.
The media personality took to her Instagram Stories recently and told her fans that she doesn't know how she survived when she gave birth to her baby. The star shared that she has been told that not many women with the same condition she suffered from survive when giving birth.
She said even the doctors were shook because "we were brought back from death". The newly-wed said she's grateful for life and her health.
Pebetsi said 2021 has been "extremely" challenging for her, according to OkMzansi. She said her existence has been tried and tested since the year began. She also revealed that she also suffered from depression and anxiety survived a car accident. The star thanked God for giving her a second chance in life.
In related news, Briefly News reported previously that Skeem Saam actress Pebetsi Matlaila revealed that she survived a hijacking attempt. The star, who was an expectant mom at the time, took to Instagram to share that she is safe after she and her family got into a car accident while trying to get away from hijackers.
Pebetsi, who plays the role of Mokgadi on the popular SABC 1 show, said the traumatic experience occurred after she had dinner with her hubby and daughter on Friday night, 26 February.
According to ZAlebs, the newly-wed said on Instagram Stories that besides the shock and minor injuries, they are all fine. She shared that she had to go to hospital for check-ups of her unborn child.
"We’re still in good health, including the baby."
The radio personality took to Instagram again on Monday, 1 March to give her fans an update. The star said their family had arrived to show them support after the accident and the attempted hijacking.
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Source: Briefly News