Counting On Stars Josiah Duggar and Lauren Duggar Welcomed Their First Child; Shares The New Family Portrait On The Internet!
New members in the Duggar family! Counting on stars Josiah Duggar and Lauren Duggar welcomed their first baby girl on Friday, November 8, at 5:24 p.m.
After two weeks of the birth, they finally revealed their family portrait including the new member of the family.
Josiah and Lauren Duggar welcomed their first child
After two weeks of welcoming their baby, the Duggar couple finally shared their first family portrait with their newborn. Lauren gave birth to their daughter weighing 6 pounds and 5 ounces and measuring 18.5 inches long.
The proud parents revealed a portrait of them smiling with their baby named Bella Milagro.
They gushed over their little angel saying:
“We are so thankful to God for our sweet blessing. She has already brought so much joy in our lives. We are obsessed with her adorable smiles. It’s hard to imagine life without her!”
The couple shared their due date as November 17, however, Bella was about a week early. Although she is the firstborn to the couple, she is the second child born in the Duggar Family. Josiah’s brother Joe and his wife Kendra welcomed their second child Addison Renee a week earlier.
While talking about the labor and the delivery of the baby girl the couple said:
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“After a long and difficult labor, our girl arrived. When we finally got to see and hold our precious Bella Milagro all the pain instantly went away. We can’t believe she is ours — she is so perfect! She definitely has lived up to her name which means, ‘beautiful miracle.’ Today we are basking in God’s goodness!”
Lauren had a miscarriage in her previous pregnancy. She gave birth to the adorable baby girl six months after the announcement of her pregnancy. After the heartbreaking moment, they shared the joy of their baby speaking:
“God’s faithfulness to us in our most difficult moments has sustained us and brought us such love and comfort. We cannot begin to tell you how much we are looking forward to holding this baby in our arms this fall. Every good and perfect gift is from above and we are looking forward to this new season of parenting together!”
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The couple opened up about the misfortune of losing their unborn child in February. Moreover, the reality star also bestowed her advice to women who have suffered the miscarriage saying:
“Every day, you have to give that sweet little one to the Lord. There are many times where you can just be fearful and think, ‘Oh, I’m going to lose this one too.’ But … this child belongs to the Lord. He’s the one that has given this life.”
Moreover, she also consoled her sister-in-law Joy-Anna Forsyth who went through the same tragedy. Finally, after having the heartbreak of losing the unborn child, Lauren and Josiah are blessed with an adorable baby girl.
Source: DailyMail, US Weekly