Jessa Duggar gives birth to fourth child following “Rely on” cancellation
Jessa Duggar Seewald is officially a mother of four. On Monday, she announced that she had given birth to her fourth child with her husband, Ben Seewald. The news comes shortly after her family’s TV show, Counting on, was quashed following the arrest of Josh Duggar. He was arrested and charged in April with possession and receipt of child pornography.
On Instagram, Duggar posted a photo of herself holding her newborn baby. In her caption, she directed her subscribers to her YouTube account, as she posted a video detailing the birth. the Counting on alum has yet to share any other details about her baby, including name or gender. She said the second part of her birth story will be coming soon in a later video. So, fans can rest assured that she will share more details about her little one in due course. Duggar shares three older children with her husband – Spurgeon, 5, Henry, 4, and Ivy, 2.
Although she has yet to share her baby’s name, she has already explained how she and her husband were trying to decide on the nickname. She explained that they were having a little trouble deciding on the name. Specifically, she noted that they struggled with a middle name because they had “five or six different options” for it.
“Ben and I are sitting on the [sex] here forever – months and months – and you’d think we’d have a name now. But it’s harder than it looks, “said Duggar.” I feel like the more kids you have, the more you’ve used, you know, sideburns. And I didn’t even always like the same names from pregnancy to pregnancy. It’s a bit changed. I think back to my list of names from previous pregnancies and just think they’re not really – none of them are just like “wow”. So I sort of start from zero. And Ben too. “
News of Duggar’s baby comes just weeks later Counting on has been cancelled. The show was canceled a few months after Josh Duggar, who was not on the show, was arrested and charged with Possession and Receipt of Child Pornography. He is expected to be tried on these charges in November. TLC, the network behind Counting on, released a statement on the end of the series. They didn’t directly address the situation regarding Josh, but they did hint at it, as the network said, “TLC will not be producing additional seasons of. Counting on. TLC believes it is important to give the Duggar family the opportunity to discuss their situation in private. “