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10 self discovery questions to explore as a new mum

Updated: Aug 7, 2023

Becoming a mother is a life-changing experience, bringing with it a range of challenges and joys. As a new mum, it's natural to have questions and concerns about how to navigate this new role. As a coach, one of the most important roles is to ask powerful questions that can help new mums gain clarity and insight into their experiences. These questions can help new mums to identify their values, prioritise self-care, manage stress and overwhelm, and connect with their babies in a meaningful way. Let's explore ten powerful coaching questions that can help you navigate the challenges and joys of motherhood. Whether you're a new mum yourself or a coach working with new mums, these questions can provide a valuable starting point for exploring the complexities of motherhood and finding a sense of empowerment and balance in this new phase of life.

  1. What are your biggest challenges as a new mum?

  2. How have your priorities shifted since becoming a mother?

  3. What self-care practices are you currently using to take care of yourself?

  4. What are your goals as a mother, and how can you work towards achieving them?

  5. What are your biggest fears or anxieties about motherhood, and how can you address them?

  6. How do you want to connect with your baby, and what steps can you take to foster that connection?

  7. How do you manage your time and energy as a new mum, and are there any changes you could make to improve your wellbeing?

  8. What are your values and how do they align with your parenting style?

  9. How do you manage stress and overwhelm as a new mum, and what strategies can you use to reduce these feelings?

  10. What resources or support do you need as a new mum, and how can you access them?

As you navigate the challenges and joys of motherhood, remember that you don't have to do it alone. Coaching can provide you with a supportive and empowering space to explore your experiences and work towards your goals as a new mum. With the right guidance and support, you can develop a deeper connection with your baby, prioritise your self-care, manage stress and overwhelm, and find a sense of fulfilment in this new role. If you're ready to explore these questions and challenges more deeply, consider 1x1 coaching with a qualified coach who can help you navigate this journey with greater ease and confidence. Coaching can provide you with the tools and support you need to thrive as a new mum, so don't hesitate to reach out.

1x1 Coaching Packages available with Jenny (limited to 2 clients in any one month so very limited!) Initial package is 2 sessions long, held via zoom. Suitable for those pregnant, post natal or parenting. To enquire email


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