Jessa Duggar welcomed her fourth child with her husband Ben Seewald.
The TLC star, 28, announced the latest addition to her family on her Instagram account on Monday, posting an intimate photo of herself crying as she held the newborn baby in her arms.
Unlike her three previous pregnancies, which were all home births, Jessa chose to welcome her fourth child to the hospital.
“Baby Seewald # 4 has arrived!” »She announced with jubilation in legend.
“Baby Seewald # 4 has arrived!” »Jessa Duggar welcomed her fourth child with her husband Ben Seewald
The legend did not reveal the name or the sex of the child.
Jessa also urged fans to check out her YouTube channel, which featured a video capturing the days leading up to her big day.
In the video, the reality TV star told her children about their new brother and showed some of the preparations they had made for the big day, which included a ‘birth bag’.
She also revealed that they were struggling with how to name their child: “It’s harder than it looks. ”
Big day! The YouTube video captured Jessa and her husband arriving at the hospital with their luggage in tow
Coming up: Jessa said her contractions were three minutes apart by the time they came
The video included footage of Jessa and her husband arriving at the hospital with their luggage in tow.
Jessa said her contractions were three minutes apart by the time they arrived.
Jessa recently revealed that she was planning to give birth to her fourth child in hospital after three previous home births – two of which ultimately sent her to hospital in an ambulance.
‘Ready to go’: Seewald showed some of the steps they took to prepare for work, including unloading their child’s car seats so they were ‘ready to go to the hospital at all times. moment ! ”
Inside look: Jessa also urged fans to check out her YouTube channel, which featured a video capturing the days leading up to her big day
The reality TV star had given birth to Spurgeon, five, Henry, four, and daughter Ivy, two, at home, but she suffered a dangerous hemorrhage twice which caused her to rush to hospital immediately after childbirth.
Jessa and Ben announced they were expecting again in February, and fans wondered if she would attempt another home birth after her spooky experience with Ivy.
Jessa had not revealed the gender of the baby, or even the due date – rather, when announcing the pregnancy, she and Ben said, “We are so grateful to God for the precious gift of ‘a new life! The kids are thrilled and we can’t wait to welcome this little one into our arms this summer. ‘
Hospital birth: Unlike her last three pregnancies, which were all home births, Jessa chose to give birth to her fourth child in the hospital
Family matters: Jessa and Ben announced they were expecting again in February, and fans wondered if she would attempt another home birth after her spooky experience with Ivy
Jessa also reflected on the miscarriage she suffered prior to this pregnancy, admitting to having felt fear and anxiety early on while wearing this time around.
“During my first trimester, I think I was pretty nervous and had a hard time feeling really excited about the pregnancy because I was nervous that something could go wrong and this baby could. not make it, ”she said.
Local paramedics will certainly be relieved to learn that Jessa plans to give birth in a hospital setting, as they have rushed home twice – with all of the mother-of-three’s home births captured on camera for the TLC from the Rely On Series family.
The joyous occasion comes amid a difficult time for the Duggar family, with disgraced star Josh Duggar accused of receiving and detaining child sexual abuse material in May.
Following the controversy, TLC announced in June that it had canceled the count.
“TLC will not be producing additional seasons of Counting On,” TLC revealed in a statement to Us Weekly. “TLC believes it is important to give the Duggar family the opportunity to discuss their situation in private. “
Baby makes six! Jessa and Ben announced they are expecting again in February
Aww: Seewald shared a photo of her ultrasound in February as she thanked God “for this precious gift!”