Lucky Lady Shares Sweet Clip as Stepmother Arrives Her House for Omugwo, Cooks Variety of Meals

Lucky Lady Shares Sweet Clip as Stepmother Arrives Her House for Omugwo, Cooks Variety of Meals

  • A lady has shared her heartwarming experience with her stepmother, who visited her for a month after she gave birth
  • The video showed the kind-hearted woman taking care of her baby and cooking a variety of meals for her stepdaughter
  • Social media users stormed the comments section on TikTok to shower the mother with accolades

A lady has gushed over her stepmother, who has been a fantastic support system since she gave birth to her child.

She shared a heartwarming video on TikTok that quickly went viral, garnering lots of lovely comments from netizens.

Lady shares sweet video of stepmother who came for omugwo
Caring stepmother cooks for stepdaughter during omugwo Photo credit: @appolinegordon/TikTok.
Source: TikTok

Stepmother displays sweet love during 'omugwo'

In the video shared by @apollinegordon on the TikTok app, she showed the moment the woman went shopping for foodstuffs to make a dish for her.

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As she returned, she prepared various meals for her and assisted her in caring for her baby.

"POV: Your Nigerian step mom comes to visit for a month after you had a baby. I was terrified when she gave him a bath. Yanking on his limbs tf," she captioned the video.

Reactions as lady shows off caring stepmother

Social media users stormed the comments section on TikTok to applaud the kind-hearted stepmother.

@Nonye said:

"Awwn the sweetest. It’s called “omugwo” when children have babies, their moms come and look after them and the new baby for an extended period. Sometimes as long as 3-6months."

@Lshamion stated:

"First time mom here and I’ve never seen babies worn on the back like that! Can someone explain? Very interesting and little one looks cozy."

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@Tane Remington reacted:

"Girl my grandma came from Turkey and bathed my newborn in olive oil every day. My American husband was horrified."

@Dr. Bevilly commented:

"I know that was the best sleep he’s ever gotten after that bath, too."

@TeeTeeTop said:

"So sweet but a month with somebody in my house would drive me crazy."

@Queenie reacted:

"Nigerian mothers are so hardworking. I’m so sad I didn’t get their energy like when my aunt pulls up, food is serve, house is clean like brand new, we going shopping."

@ellex841 added:

"In Yoruba and Igbo culture the mothers/mother-in-laws step in to support during the postpartum stages. I love this."

Watch the video below:

Bride praises her stepmother for loving her

Meanwhile, previously reported that a TikTok video that captured a bride’s heartfelt gesture to her stepmom on her wedding day melted the hearts of many.

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The bride, who lost her mum when she was only nine years old, thanked her stepmom for raising her and her siblings as her own.


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