Still counting! John David Duggar and spouse Abbie Duggar welcomed their second youngster, a child boy, in September.
“We are now a family of 4,” the pair wrote through Instagram on Saturday, October 1. “We welcomed little 💙Charlie💙 into the world last month and have been soaking up newborn snuggles ever since! We are so thankful to God for this precious gift!”
The couple, who tied the knot in 2018, introduced Abbie’s second being pregnant on Mother’s Day. “To the little girl who calls me Mommy and our little boy due in late summer, I’ll love you forever! 💖💖💖 #mothersday,” a submit on the pair’s joint Instagram account learn in May. In the candy snaps, the then-pregnant actuality TV alum cradled her rising bump and held fingers with 2-year-old daughter Grace.
Before giving start to child No. 2, the Arkansas native held a child bathe with family and friends. “Had so much fun celebrating baby boy this weekend! 💙💙💙,” Abbie captioned a collection of photographs in August, with one image exhibiting her posed in entrance of a blue balloon arch.
The former TLC persona was joined by Jill Duggar, Jana Duggar, Joy-Anna Duggar, Kendra Duggar, Lauren Duggar and Katey Duggar. “Congrats @johnandabbie,” Jill, 31, captioned an Instagram Story picture from the occasion of her standing beside her sister-in-law. “Loved getting to celebrate baby today!”
Us Weekly beforehand broke the information in January 2020 that John David and Abbie welcomed their first youngster. “Our lives have changed forever with the arrival of our baby girl,” the duo gushed in an announcement to Us. “She is a beautiful gift from God. We are so blessed the Lord has given her to us. It’s still surreal to know that we are really parents but it’s a great new adventure that we are excited to take on together.”
Weeks later, the brand new dad and mom gave Us a glimpse at how they have been “settling into” life at dwelling with child Grace. “Mom and baby are both doing well, and we are very much in love with her! It’s also been so nice to have good advice and help from our families,” John David and Abbie completely informed Us. “We are grateful for all the support they’ve shown us in this new and wonderful phase of our life.”
Since their daughter’s arrival, the couple typically shared her milestones with their followers through social media. “Celebrating her 1st year of life was so much fun! 🥳,” the proud dad and mom captioned an Instagram carousel of celebration pics in January 2021. The toddler wore a white shirt with “one” on the entrance in gold letters and an identical gold occasion hat as she dug right into a chocolate-frosted cake.
Abbie remained comparatively personal about her second being pregnant, however her first wasn’t all easy crusing. In October 2019, the Counting On alums described Abbie’s battle with hyperemesis gravidarum.
“It hit her hard, and she was down for probably seven weeks with severe morning sickness,” John David completely informed Us on the time, including that his spouse was “hospitalized a couple times” early on in her being pregnant. “We made multiple visits to the ER for dehydration. … She couldn’t eat, pretty much, or drink, or anything. So she was actually on IVs and had IVs at home. So that was a pretty scary time.”
The former 19 Kids and Counting star doted on Abbie as a lot as attainable all through her well being battle. “I keep her water filled up, and her snacks for her,” he defined. “I keep her eating and just comfortable. Anything I can get for her, I try to. I run to the store, [get] whatever she needs, just keep her as comfortable as possible when she’s feeling bad.”