Jessa Duggar and husband Ben Seewald hold relying on as their household will get somewhat larger.
“After a heartbreaking loss final yr, we’re so grateful God has blessed us with a rainbow child,” Duggar, 30, wrote through her Instagram Story on Saturday, September 9, confirming that she is pregnant.
The Counting On alum included a hyperlink to her household’s YouTube channel, the place she uploaded a video additional detailing the information.
“Simply this previous week we discovered some fantastic information that our rainbow child is on the way in which,” Duggar, one of many daughters of Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar, stated within the Saturday video. “We couldn’t be extra excited.”
In her video, the 19 Youngsters and Counting alum revealed her constructive being pregnant check earlier than documenting her seaside getaway with Seewald, 28.
Jessa — who married Seewald in 2014 — introduced in February that she suffered a miscarriage.
“Nothing might’ve ready me for the load of these phrases at that second,” she stated in a YouTube video on the time of studying that she was experiencing a being pregnant loss and wanted to endure a D&C process. “Proper as they had been wheeling me again [to the operating room], I simply needed to ask, like, ‘Simply, can I please have yet another ultrasound? Please, anyone examine, make sure that.’ I used to be having all these fears that possibly they obtained one thing improper. … You already know It’s irrational, however you simply really feel scared.”
She continued on the time: “If you lose somebody so pricey to you, it does make heaven that a lot sweeter. We talked about that with the children. We will’t wait to fulfill this infant in heaven sooner or later.”
Jessa and Seewald share sons Spurgeon, 7, and Henry, 6, and daughters Ivy, 3, and Fern, 2. Fern was additionally a rainbow child as Jessa had beforehand skilled a miscarriage previous to her being pregnant together with her youngest daughter.
Jessa has lengthy been candid about how her world shifted since first turning into a mother after Spurgeon’s arrival in 2015.
“I feel there have been so many issues that I felt like, ‘I completely understand how to do that. I’ve been round youngsters,’ however then when it’s your personal child, it’s completely totally different,” she solely informed Us Weekly in July 2020, referring to her 18 siblings. “For one, it’s your accountability, it’s not like, ‘Right here, Mother, the child stinks, change the diaper.’ Waking up within the night time, I feel that was most likely one of many hugest changes for me. Feeling that accountability of checking on their fever and ensuring they’re OK. Like, when do I do know to go to the physician?”
Jessa added on the time: “I’m consistently going to mothers who’re a season forward of me, like my very own mother, and saying, ‘Hey, do you might have a child with this persona?’ Or ‘Have you ever handled this problem earlier than?’ Or ‘How do you retain your cool?’ That’s one thing I all the time ask my mother if I really feel like I’m getting pissed off over little issues. I’m completely simply in awe of my mother’s endurance, for positive.”