Young Lady Who Fell Pregnant in High School Thanks Mom for Looking After Baby So She Could Matriculate

Young Lady Who Fell Pregnant in High School Thanks Mom for Looking After Baby So She Could Matriculate

  • A young woman took to social media to share how her life took shape after having a baby in her matric year
  • The woman detailed how her mother was a source of support and raised her child so that she could focus on school
  • She thanked her mother for her undying support and spoke to Briefly News about her hope for the future

Having a baby at a young age comes with a lot of challenges. One young woman took to social media to share her experience after she unexpectedly fell pregnant while doing her matric year.

Lady who fell pregnant in high school
A lady made a TikTok video thanking her mother for being supportive when she had a baby at a young age. Image: @luyandasokhela1
Source: TikTok

Young woman opens up about the reality of falling pregnant as a matriculant

Luyanda Sokhela (@luyandasokhela1) took to TikTok to share a slideshow of images and screenshots from the time she and her partner found out they were expecting. She shared how her mother stepped up to take care of their child so that she could focus on her schoolwork and pass her matric.

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The 20-year-old woman also shared that her mother took care of her baby from when he was four days old so she could get good results at school.

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Having a strong support system can make a big difference in your ability to cope with the challenges of being a young mother.

High schooler praises mom for supporting her through parenthood

Luyanda also goes on to share how she dedicated herself to her studies and passed Grade 12 with flying colours, and got accepted into varsity. Her partner also did right by her family and paid lobola.

She told Briefly News that her biggest life lesson so far is realising that life is not perfect.

"Good and bad things happen but you should tell yourself that no matter what life throws at you, you will never surrender until you rise above from it.

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"In 3-5 years I see myself holding a Master's degree and taking a leadership role within the library mentoring and coaching staff and patrons to help them achieve their full potential. I also see myself owning a clothing boutique business as a side hustle and living my life to the fullest with my family," the driven young woman said.

South Africans react to the TikTok video with positive comments

Nokuphila-Luthuli said:

"Well done! Into enhle iyanconywa."

Shongwe reacted:

"Why am I in tears?"

Mntungwa1986 responded:

"I love seeing something positive on TikTok for a change. Well done baby girl, siyabonga nakumama nomkhwenyana ngokuba neqiniso."

Madingiswayoh commented:

"Uze ungamkhohlwa umama."

MandyNdiso_13 said:

"Waze wakwenzela iqiniso ubabomtanakho."

Sthembile Mkhungo commented:

"Waze waneqiniso umuntu weslisa."

Nomthy replied:

"Sakhiseni high school LA owawufunda khona."

Alulutho said:

"Ngaze nga proud ngingakwazi nokukwazi."

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In another story, Briefly News reported that a teenage mother defied all odds as she graduated with a BCom degree in Economics and Econometrics.

Mbasa Kula is a living example that with determination and resilience, you can achieve anything.

In a TikTok video which has since clocked over 2.6M views, the inspiring lady brought her daughter to her graduation day, showcasing the strength and perseverance of young mothers.

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Source: Briefly News

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