The Motherhood Metamorphosis

Jillian Benfield: Down Syndrome, Bravery, and The Gift of the Unexpected

February 06, 2023 Brittany Meng Season 3 Episode 12
The Motherhood Metamorphosis
Jillian Benfield: Down Syndrome, Bravery, and The Gift of the Unexpected
Show Notes

Jillian Benfield is a former news anchor and reporter with a broadcast journalism degree from the University of Georgia. She and her husband got the surprise of their life when they found out their unborn son was rockin' an extra chromosome- also known as Down syndrome. Jillian's writings about living an unexpected life have been featured on Good Morning American, The Today Show and Her View From Home.

 We dive deep into Jillian's story of the Unexpected: losing her career in TV after a military move; a surprise pregnancy and Down Syndrome diagnosis for her son, Anderson; and other unexpected left turns in her story of motherhood.

During our conversation, she shares her wisdom and faith with honesty, thoughtfulness, and authenticity. Jillian shares how she felt bitter and stuck and how she found her light and hope again in life. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I enjoyed speaking to her!

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