The reality TV stars are officially first-time parents! Counting on star Joseph Duggar, 23, and his wife Kendra Caldwell, 19, welcomed their bundle of joy, a baby boy they named Garrett David Duggar.
The Duggars took to their website to share the great news as well as a pic of the family today.
The infant was born on June 8 at 1:36 P.M. He was 20.5 inches and weighed 7 pounds and 8 ounces.
‘No matter how many times we have experienced the joy of babies born in our families, there’s nothing even comparable to the joy in our hearts today! Children truly are a gift from God. We’re so thankful for his safe arrival and this new journey as parents,’ one statement read.
But the new parents were not the only ones who opened up about the happiness of welcoming a newborn to the family.
Joseph’s mom, Michelle, and dad Jim Bob made sure to share their excitement as well.
‘We are so thrilled to announce the arrival of our newest grandbaby, Garrett David Duggar. Kendra and the baby are healthy and happy! Thank you for your prayers and well-wishes!’ their joint message read.
As fans of the reality TV family remember, Joseph and Kendra got married back in September after being engaged for only three months.
In December, they shared the news that they were expecting and a couple of months later they also revealed the sex.
‘Wow! We are really happy to learn our firstborn is a boy! Our minds are already racing toward all of the future memories to be made with this little guy! Most of all, we’re already asking God to bless him and help us grow him into a loving and faithful follower of Christ!’ their statement read at the time.