“Omugwo is not a vacation” – TikTok user calls out African men and their mothers (VIDEO)

In a thought-provoking video, a Nigerian female Tik Tok user has sparked a conversation about the traditional practice of omugwo, challenging the expectations placed on African women during their postpartum period.

The video, which has since gone viral, resonates with many as it shows the need for a better approach to supporting new mothers.

The TikTok user passionately expressed her opinion, emphasizing that mothers-in-law should not view omugwo as a vacation for themselves, but rather as an opportunity to provide assistance and support.

She boldly challenged the notion that the son’s wife should not be responsible for household chores and cooking while recovering from childbirth, asserting that it is the mother-in-law’s role to lend a helping hand.

Not stopping there, she directed her message to men, urging them to stand up for their wives and ensure they are not overwhelmed with unnecessary stress during this delicate period.

She suggested that if a man’s mother plans to visit as a vacation, it would be more appropriate to invite the wife’s mother instead, so that she can offer the much-needed support.

The TikTok video has sparked conversations across various social media platforms, with many applauding the user for shedding light on a topic that often goes unaddressed.

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