At this point, it has become a running joke for Counting On fans to start baby rumors the moment a Duggar kid gets married, and it makes perfect sense to do so. Back in February, Joy-Anna Duggar and her husband, Austin Forsyth, welcomed baby Gideon just nine months after tying the knot. And in June, Joseph Duggar and Kendra Caldwell welcomed baby Garrett exactly nine months after they wed. So now, fans are sure that just one month after their wedding, Josiah Duggar and Lauren Swanson are already expecting.
According to In Touch Weekly, Josiah and his bride are currently in Austria for their honeymoon, and fans are already commenting on the couple’s social media pics and videos that we will hear a pregnancy announcement within weeks.
“Sooo when’s the baby due???” one fan asked on Facebook. “The baby is due in eight months,” another responded, while a third added, “Woohoo baby announcement here in about another four to six weeks.”
Moving quickly is definitely the couple’s modus operandi. After courting for just five months, Josiah married Swanson on June 30th at the John Brown University Cathedral of the Ozarks in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. The wedding came earlier than expected because the couple had a date of December 31st on their wedding registry.
But, it wasn’t a huge shock, since Duggar kids have every reason to run down the aisle as fast as possible. Because of Jim Bob and Michelle’s strict courting rules, they don’t allow their kids to have any physical contact or alone time with their significant others until their wedding day. So, fans believe that being able to make out and give in to their urges is why the Duggar kids get married the moment they find someone they are attracted to.
As for Josiah and Lauren’s honeymoon, they opted to go to Austria because of one of their favorite family-friendly movies.
“We chose Austria for our honeymoon because of The Sound of Music,” Lauren told People Magazine. “I’ve always wanted to come here, and I’m loving all the scenery and traditional Austrian clothing. I am also loving the people and the culture. Travel like this reminds me that people everywhere are really the same, even if the culture and some experiences are different.”
She added that people everywhere want happiness and good things for their kids, and this trip makes her love people more and want to deliver God’s love to everyone more than ever before.
Josiah Duggar said that he is “loving every minute of” his vacation in Vienna, and a guy could not ask for anything more than being in a beautiful place with a beautiful wife like Lauren Swanson.
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