Over the past ten years, the married Duggar kids have been popping out babies left and right, as expected, and the vast majority of the grand-Duggars have been boys. But now, it looks like 2019 is the year of the girl for the Counting On clan, as one female grandbaby has already arrived, and there are even more on the way.
Before the 2019 Duggar baby boom, Jim Bob and Michelle had 12 grandchildren, and only three were girls – Josh and Anna’s daughters Mackynzie and Meredith, and Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo’s daughter, Felicity. However, five Duggar women have announced pregnancies this year, and one of them just welcomed a daughter.
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We are so thrilled to announce that we are having………………..a GIRL!!! Baby girl, you are already so loved and a joy to our family! Your fingers are small but you already have your daddy’s wrapped around them and you will forever have mommy’s heart! God is so kind to give us you💖 #blessedbeyondmeasure
Jessa and her husband, Ben Seewald, were the first to announce a pregnancy back in January, and the parents of Spurgeon, 3, and Henry, 2, welcomed daughter Ivy Jane on May 26th. Joseph and Kendra Caldwell announced they were expecting baby number two in April, and they just revealed that they are also expecting a daughter.
The couple found out the gender of their second child during their son Garrett’s first birthday party when he dove into a smash cake and found pink frosting inside.
“We are so thrilled that a little girl will be joining our family!” the couple gushed. “Garrett is going to be such a great big brother.”
On the same day that Joe and Kendra announced they were having a girl, Josiah Duggar and his wife Lauren Swanson made the exact same announcement – they have a little girl on the way. The couple calls their little girl their “rainbow baby,” as the couple suffered a tragic miscarriage last October.
“We are so grateful for God blessing us with a sweet baby girl! If she only knew how loved and how many people have already been praying for her! She truly is a gift…a miracle from God,” said Swanson.
Josh and Anna also announced via Instagram that they were having a little girl, which will even out things out in their house with three sons and three daughters.
Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth have not revealed their baby’s gender yet, but we do know they are expecting this November. And, there is one boy joining the family this year – Cousin Amy and her husband Dillon King are expecting a son this fall.
It looks like girls will be ruling Counting On this year when new episodes return to TLC this fall.