Drew Arellano shares wife Iya is doing a 'phenomenal job' as a mom

lead image

"Iya, being a first-time mother, she's doing a phenomenal job..."

For new dad Drew Arellano, "every day is mother's day". Speaking to PEP in an interview, the first-time dad gushed about how devoted a mom his wife, TV Host Iya Villania, has become.

"Iya, being a first-time mother, she's doing a phenomenal job," marveled the 36-year-old TV Host. "She's working, she wakes up four times in the middle of the night without waking me up in bed just to pacify Primo, feed Primo. It's just a phenomenal job. Every day I think is Mother's Day."

All I need.

A photo posted by Drew Arellano (@drewarellano) on Oct 15, 2016 at 5:32am PDT

Even though they're in the same line of work, their schedules differ and so Drew manages to care for Primo while Iya is working.

"It’s a good set-up for me right now that I only do TV work for three days straight. Buti na lang, my business [requires me to work] in front of the computer. So when I’m not shooting for Biyahe ni Drew or taping here in GMA or somewhere near Quezon City, I’m home," he explained. "And ako, how can you leave the house with that face? Primo’s face is just so [adorable]."

I'm 4 months old today! @antonioprimoarellano

A photo posted by Drew Arellano (@drewarellano) on Dec 29, 2016 at 7:16pm PST

Iya, a dedicated breastfeeding mom, also works around Primo's feeding schedule.

"As much as possible, gusto ko hangga’t hindi pa siya nagso-solid food, gusto ko kasama ko siya para mapadede ko siya," she said in the same interview. "Ayaw ko siya masanay sa bote kasi gusto ko yung kailangan niya ako. Ayoko nung hindi niya ako kailangan."

WATCH: Drew Arellano and Iya Villania’s baby boy utters his first words!

Be sure to check out theAsianparent Community for more insightful stories, questions, and answers from parents and experts alike. If you have any insights, questions or comments regarding the topic, please share them in our Comment box below. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Google+ to stay up-to-date on the latest from theAsianparent.com Philippines!

May katanungan tungkol sa pagpapalaki ng anak? Basahin ang mga artikulo o magtanong sa kapwa magulang sa aming app. I-download ang theAsianparent Community sa iOS o Android!