A 48-year old mother of four identified as Nomusa Dladla from Inchanga, west of Durban, South Africa has attempted to take her own life over the plus size of her breast.
Naija News reports that Nomusa Dladla lamented that she feels ashamed of herself and wants to take her life after her husband who is supposed to be her source of encouragement, abandoned her over the big size of her breast.
Nomusa Dladla reveled that her husband gets embarrassed overtime as people tend to stare at her and her husband due to the large size of her breast.says that her own people have abandoned due to her rare predicament.
Nomusa Dladla said that her predicament started when her breast started increasing in size since 2006. She said that she had been for seven years, going in and out of the hospital that has not been able to find a solution to her predicament as the hospital authority claimed that she has to reduce in weight before any surgery could be done on her to reduce the breast size.
In her words, Nomusa Dladla said; “My boobs affect the way I live and think. I even tried to kill myself. I can’t take this anymore,”
“In 2013 I stopped working because people would stare and laugh.”
“My kids still live with me but are also ashamed of me and they don’t bring their friends to the house,” she said.
“I used to wear size 30B. Now I make my own bra by adding material to my old ones.”
“I want to go back to work and provide for my suffering kids.”
While reacting on the matter, the KZN Health spokeswoman Ncumisa Mafunda said: “The National Health Act protects patient confidentiality. Patients can speak to public relations officers at hospital level regarding their concerns.”
While reacting to the incident, a source told Naija News that the increment in Nomusa Dladla’s breast must be as a result of an hormonal imbalance as she is too old to have a continuous growth in her breast.