Jessa Duggar Welcomes First Child!

November 6th, 2015 | by staff
Jessa Duggar Welcomes First Child!
Celebrity Talk

The Duggar family now has another family member to count.

Sources have confirmed to People Magazine that Jessa Seewald (née Duggar) and husband Ben Seewald have welcomed their first child into the world.

View Slideshow: Jessa Duggar Baby Bump Pics: 1 & Counting!

They are officially the proud parents of a baby boy, as also confirmed by Ben’s sister Jessica Seewald on Instagram via the message “I’m an Auntie!”

No other details – weight, length, name – were immediately available.

Jessa, who had documented every stage of her pregnancy up until birth, just shared a picture this week of herself at “#40Weeks2Days.”

She was due to become a first-time mother on November 1.

Having revealed her expecting state in April, Jessa has kept followers abreast of her growing baby bump and her pregnancy cravings.

We’ve heard all about how she’s indulging in things such as tacos and ice cream on Instagram for months, but they kept the gender secret.

In May, of course, Jessa and sister Jill Duggar (who also gave birth this year, to a boy named Israel) made news for very different reasons.

Shockingly, became public knowledge that the siblings were both molested by their older brother Josh Duggar when he was a teenager.

They proceeded to defend their family for the way it covered up Josh’s scandal, lashing out at the media for how it has portrayed them as victims.

TLC, meanwhile, will air a three-part reality special titled “Jill and Jessa: Counting On” in December that chronicles the their lives in recent months.

It’s safe to assume, at least if filming is still ongoing, that Jessa’s birth and her newborn son will be an adorable focal point on that program.

It’s also safe to assume we’ll be inundated with plenty of photos and videos of Jessa, Ben and their new bundle of joy in the coming days.

Congratulations to the happy young family!

View Slideshow: Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald Photos

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