Relebogile Mabotja on the birth of her son: 'So much went wrong'

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Relebogile Mabotja (Photo: Supplied/Primedia)
Relebogile Mabotja (Photo: Supplied/Primedia)

TV and radio personality Relebogile Mabotja opened up about the birth on of her son on Instagram, saying: "Nothing in the world could have prepared me for this moment. Not a class, not a book, not advice, not other mothers' experiences...Nothing."

Relebogile announced the arrival of her son in an Instagram post on 14 May, and on Wednesday, about the birth, said: "Nothing went according to plan. So much went wrong in the build up. It was an emergency we didn't anticipate."

She also revealed that she had welcomed her son on 5 May, and despite the challenging birth, she said: "The moment was perfect." 

"The day you were born is the day I as your mother was born, and I will never be the same again," she said. This is Relebogile's first child. 

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