Omugwu: Who Should Visit Mother Or MIL?
Let mew first explain to you what Omugwu is an age old tradition in Nigeria where after a women delivers her baby, her mother or mother-in-law comes and takes care of her and the newborn until she is completely healed.
I'm sure most cultures practise this ancient tradition. What i want to know is who do you think should assist you after childbirth? your mother or your mother in law?
I would much prefer my mother come and aid me after childbirth because i know her and she knows me. I've lived with her for a huge part of my life and i know she won't take what i do or say personally read meanings into my words or actions.
Women Get Wahala!
A lot of women complain about the lack of relationship they have with their mother in laws. on this popular group i joined on Facebook, Some have complained that their mother in law will come and not do anything, just bath baby, while the just delivered mother will take up all other house chores, including cooking, cleaning, washing their clothes, husband and children clothes AND MIL clothes too, then there was a woman who mentioned that in addition to