'My baby, you are your grandmother’s answered prayer' - Gugu Gumede announces pregnancy

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Actress Gugu Gumede announces pregnancy.
Actress Gugu Gumede announces pregnancy.
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It's been a tough couple of months for the actress after the loss of her mother, but her unborn child has been giving her strength.

Known as Mam'lmabo on SABC 1's popular soapie Uzalo, actress Gugu Gumede is going to be a mother. 

In a lengthy post, the actress shared how her unborn baby helped her get through the passing of her mother, National Freedom Party leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi, who died in September 2021.  

Read more | NFP leader Magwaza-Msibi laid to rest

The 30-year-old shared a picture of her baby bump and told fans and followers all about the strength she got from her baby. She began by sharing a bible verse "Samuel 1: 27-28 “For this child I prayed, and the Lord hath given me my petition which I asked of him” and proceeded to share how the pregnancy revived her during her difficult time. 

"I have often been asked where I got the strength to continue after my mother’s passing - I got it from my unborn child. At her funeral, as I stood at the podium and spoke on my queen’s behalf, I was not alone. The strongest heart was beating inside of me, reviving me. I am alive today because of it. My baby, you are your grandmother’s answered prayer."

Even though she is only sharing the pregnancy now those close to her were aware, including her late mother. 

"She was so excited to meet you; even though you did not get to meet in the physical realm, I know she is currently holding you in the spiritual. My darling, every move and every kick of yours within me is a testament to both God and my mother’s continued love for me. You have changed me in ways that are inexplicable. We cannot wait to meet you."

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