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#IAmMother: Nokwanda’s Story

Nokwanda Tell us about the day your son was born

When I had my first child it was very difficult because I had no one helping me, I was renting out a place. So I decided that it’s best that I return home so that my mom can help because I knew nothing about kids, I was 19 years old. I returned home and mom taught me how to take care of a baby, how you clothe a baby, everything. She helped me by buying clothes for the baby, and food because I was not working. So she is the one who helped me with everything until now, until I got job. It was extremely difficult.