Yvonne Nelson Opens Up On Having A Child Out Of Wedlock With BBC Africa
Talented Ghanaian actress and model, Yvonne Nelson who welcomed her first child, a baby girl, Ryn Roberts in October last year with her fiancée, Jamie Roberts has opened up about having a baby out of wedlock.
Following the report of her childbirth, she was slammed by many for having a baby out of wedlock. However, In a recent interview with BBC that was aired on Thursday, Nelson said she does not regret giving birth to her bundle of joy out of wedlock.
The first time mum further revealed that although she believes the best thing to do is have her child in marriage, she does not regret keeping her pregnancy.
See excerpts from her interview below…
“I believe it’s the right thing to do. To get married, have kids, raise a family is ideal but I believe society puts a lot of pressure on women, young women in Africa especially.”
On how she felt when people criticised her after welcoming her daughter, Yvonne said;
“I am a very positive person. I don’t let all the negativity and all the bad talks get to me. I was staying positive. I had loved ones around me plus I had this beautiful blessing in my arms.
It was all joy for me. I wasn’t listening to all the negativity outside at all. It didn’t really affect me at all.
At the end of the day, if my mum, my family is happy with me, I am happy with myself, that’s it.”