Our Birth Story and Fourth Trimester With Donny Bender – 063

People like birth stories, right?

I rope D into “testing my mic” and then going back in time to tell our birth story and what it’s been like adjusting to life with a new baby in the family. We talk labor, delivery, early challenges, and more in this candid convo. We also tease what might be coming in future episodes with my favorite person!

Don’t miss the previous episodes I mentioned:

Hear me and D share our love story here.

Hear D and I talk about preparing for Reverie in this episode.

Listen to This Grit and Grace Life podcast, here.
Looking to invest in your marriage? Don’t miss the most recent #prayingforyourhusbanddaily on Instagram here or watch on YouTube below.

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