- A Ugandan lady, Barbara Tusiime, wedded the love of her life Martin Arinda when she was just days to her due date
- Throughout the ceremony, Barbara was worried that her child would pop out at any minute and had to pray at every instance
- Barbara advised that pregnant women planning for a wedding needed someone to count on as the situation was stressful
A mother-of-two has recounted how difficult it was to keep hopes up and pray she does not give birth at her wedding.
The Ugandan lady, Barbara Tusiime, wedded the love of her life Martin Arinda at a beautiful ceremony on Saturday, September 5.
However, the festivities were the last thing on her mind as she was nine months pregnant and had only a few days to go before delivering her second child.
Speaking to My Wedding magazine, Barbara said she did not want her baby to arrive before tying the knot, adding that pregnancy is the only thing she would have changed from the big day.
“I was due in a week’s time but I did not want my baby to be delivered before our wedding. We set all the dates mindful that the ceremony would be before my due date. I was unable to wear high heels and chose a Cinderella gown and changing dresses that would not affect our baby. Imagine pulling all the dance strokes fearing that you do not go into labour," Barba recalled the events.
Barbara prayed during the church service that all ends well without any interruption from the contractions.
“The baby kicks during the church service were inevitable but I had to enjoy my day. At the reception, I felt a pang but I was able to maneuver and the day ended successfully,” she told My Wedding.
She advised pregnant women planning for a wedding to have someone to count on as the situation is stressful and can lead to early labour.
Martin and Barbara met at their workplace and it happened that they started interacting during a staff day out where a friendship was born.
In other news, a Nigerian lady identified as Bolanle Banwo has got people talking on Twitter after announcing that she recently got married to her best friend.
The young lady with the Twitter handle @BolanleBanwo noted that getting married to her best friend is the best feeling ever.
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