Becoming Mum: What does it Really Mean and What will it Take? - ParentEd

Episode 54

Published on:

20th Apr 2022

Becoming Mum: What does it Really Mean and What will it Take?

Pregnancy and preparation often go hand-in-hand for first-time parents. From conception to birth, what does the journey of becoming mum entail? How does a wife prepare herself to become mum? What are the thoughts and emotions that one thinks and feels in anticipation of becoming a parent? What would parenthood take?

Joining our host, Joanna Koh-Hoe, is married couple Aaron and Joy-Anne Ng who are expecting their first child! Aaron and Joy-Anne share their authentic story through 14 years of marriage - journeying through Endometriosis, a loss, and finally anticipating the birth of their baby.

"...what helped me prepare even right now is, we need to be in the present moment together and not looking for what could have been or what would have been but it's to enjoy the process together."


This Mother’s Day, we want to encourage mums that through the mundane, routine, chaotic and joyful moments of motherhood, Every Season Matters!

From 29 April to 9 May, Focus on the Family Singapore's Mother's Day Campaign will feature the following free resources for mums and families:

  • A digital mum's guide The Power of Moments – Making the Most of Each One
  • You’re the Best, Mum! Kid's Resource
  • Free shareable and fun sticker packs for mums and the rest of the family to enjoy

Stay tuned and head to for more information!


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Welcome to the ParentEd podcast by Focus on the Family Singapore!
Family life can be unpredictable and chaotic. Amidst work pressures, day-to-day stresses and digital distractions, how can we nurture greater intimacy with our spouse and deepen our parent-child connections?

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