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Keshia Knight Pulliam reveals COVID put her egg freezing plans on hold

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Keshia Knight Pulliam is opening up about the pandemic's impact on her plans for a second child.The actress, 42, was beginning the process of freezing her eggs in order to have a child with husband Brad James when the March 2020 shutdown put an end to all 'elective' procedures.'Speaking with People, Keshia described the rapid sequence of events which forced her to postpone the procedure - and her hopes to make egg freezing more accessible to women. 'They shut down all elective medical procedures':Keshia Knight Pulliam is revealing how her plans to have a second child were postponed due to the COVID pandemic; Pulliam pictured with her husband Brad James and daughter EllaShe also discussed her new OWN documentary EggsOver Easy: Black Women & Fertility, which 'explores the taboo subject of fertility in the Black community', according to OWN.Not only does she host the show, but her story ended up being featured in the doc.'I never thought I would be one of the stories shared within the documentary,' she told People. 'I was 41 at the time and knew that I wanted another kid, but I knew that it wasn't right now.' 'I began the process of freezing my eggs,' Keshia continued, 'and then literally the day that I was supposed to start my meds is when, as a result of the pandemic, they shut down all elective medical procedures.

So, I was unable to continue.'Keshia said it was absurd labelling fertility procedures 'elective.''It's crazy that preserving your right and your ability to have a baby is considered elective.

It shouldn't,' she said. 'It should be an option that's given to all women.' 'I never thought I would be one of the stories shared': She also discussed her new OWN documentary Eggs Over Easy: Black Women & Fertility,.

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