To celebrate her husband Gavin Lim’s birthday on September 1, singer Juris Fernandez-Lim took to her Instagram account to share news that she is pregnant with her second child.
Speaking on behalf of her one-year-old son, Juris, who posted a picture of her husband and son plus a picture of her ultrasound, wrote, “Dear Papa, My gift to you is a lifetime promise ?? For the past few months, i know you and mama have been getting ready for the arrival of someone special early next year ?? And since i'm now 1 yr old, i'd like to take some of your responsibilities. ?? so, i promise that i will be the best loving ahia(kuya) in the world!!!”
She ended the lengthy post with, “PS: Hi everyone, please pray for the baby and mama too ???? Thank you! Yey! Thank you Lord!”
Dear Papa, My gift to you is a lifetime promise ?? For the past few months, i know you and mama have been getting ready for the arrival of someone special early next year ?? And since i'm now 1 yr old, i'd like to take some of your responsibilities. ?? so, i promise that i will be the best loving ahia(kuya) in the world!!! It won't be too hard to learn how because i have you to look up to, the best loving papa!!! (disclaimer: please forgive me if i might feel a little jealous when the baby comes out hehe)... We love you papa. Thank you for bonding with me, especially every morning before going to work. i love your stories, even our quiet times, just staring blankly at anything hehe. i also enjoy swimming and playing hide&seek with you...I chose this photo of us because i really love being hugged by you ?? Mama says thank you for being sweet & that we are so blessed to have you ?? Happy birthday papa! please stay healthy! God bless you always! ?? - #ahiaGiddy, mama & baby ?????? PS: Hi everyone, please pray for the baby and mama too ???? Thank you! Yey! Thank you Lord!
In an exclusive interview with PUSH.com.ph, Juris shared that she is four months pregnant.
When asked if she wants her second baby to be a boy or a girl, she answered, “Sa totoo lang, I don’t mind kahit ano talaga although siyempre masaya kung girl para may boy at girl ka na pero importante healthy, okay na. Kasi okay naman kung boy kasi nagka-boy kami. At least may alam na ako sa boy kesa girl. Kasi ‘yung asawa ko, gusto niya ng girl pero parang natatakot siya ‘pag girl, parang ang hirap daw ‘pag lumaki na, babantayan mo daw ng husto.”
She also shared that although she is now a busy mom, she is happy to be given opportunities to sing. Juris performed in recently-concluded Dolce Amore concert last Saturday, August 20 while she is also a part of Maalala Mo Kaya’s 25th anniversary album entitled Life Songs with Charo Santos.
Talking about her motherhood experiences, Juris said, “’Nung una, malaking adjustment kasi puyat-puyat. Ibang puyat ‘yun compared pala sa puyat sa trabaho. Pero masaya din especially ‘pag ngi-ngitian ka na, ganyan. Okay naman. Masaya naman.”
When asked if she opted to become a full-time mother, the former MYMP singer said that although she prioritizes her family now, she still accepts projects especially if it is okay with her schedule. “Hopefully, ‘yung singing, patuloy pa rin.”
As her husband wants three to four children, she said that she is also open to having more than two kids.
Juris and her husband got married in 2011.