The 'Omugwo' Essential Course for Dads

Postpartum practices for new and soon to be dads. 
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What's Included

  • 4 Modules
  • Certification
  • 15 Questions
  • 15 Videos

About this course

This course addresses everything mothers, fathers, grandmothers and even nannies need to know about the care of a baby and new mum from the day of birth, through the immediate postpartum period.


The culture of postpartum support practiced in Nigeria is broken down in this Omugwo Essential Course for dads.
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This course begins with an introduction to the concept of ‘OMUGWO’ and why it is such a powerful culture that can be beneficial for new mums and new-borns.

You’ll realize that you can adequately provide early child care and mother care confidently and you would discover the secrets of this African way of pre-natal and post-natal care.

Dr. Megor walks you through her personal story as well as that of other mothers and grandmothers ‘OMUGWO’ experience; sharing the highs, lows and sometimes hilarious events that take place.
Each short, punchy lesson helps you identify ways to plan and carry out your ‘OMUGWO’ experience by examining medical facts, old wives' tales, popular myths, cultural African practices, frequently asked questions and concerns about pregnancy.

By the end of this course, you’ll be fully equipped with hands-on skills, tools, and knowledge that are needed to provide early child care and mother care confidently.

Happy Learning.

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Dr. Megor Ikuenobe

I am a medical doctor who has been actively involved in health care, community service and development for over a decade, with a special focus on Early Childhood Development(ECD).

I am committed to challenging ineffective stereotypes and developing innovative, homegrown solutions to global challenges which are pragmatic and applicable in the African context.
Patrick Jones - Course author