Monday, April 20, 2015

Coming Up On 19 Kids...

The current season of 19 Kids and Counting is still going strong. Now that Jessa and Ben Seewald's wedding has aired, tune in to watch the couple's European honeymoon. Meanwhile, the rest of the Duggar clan spends time redecorating the girls' room and fixing up Jessa and Ben's house. Jill and Derick continue their journey to parenthood, culminating with an episode showing the birth of Israel David Dillard on May 5th. Pictures below:

 Jim Bob Duggar talks about redecorating the girls' room with Michelle Duggar, 
Jinger Duggar, Jana Duggar, Joy Duggar, and Michelle's friend Cindy

 Jim Bob Duggar and Jennifer Duggar

The Duggar boys repaint the girls' room

 Jessa and Ben Seewald on their European honeymoon

 Josh Duggar and Derick Dillard take Mackynzie, Michael, and Marcus shopping

 The Duggar boys carry a couch into Jessa and Ben's house

 The boys renovate Jessa and Ben's house

 Jessa and Ben Seewald share a meal at a restaurant in France

 Jordyn Duggar paints a picture for Jessa and Ben

 Jessa and Ben Seewald

 Jessa and Ben Seewald smooch with pigeons on their heads

 Jessa and Ben secure their lock on the Love Lock bridge in Paris

Jill and Derick Dillard attend a birthing class

 Newlyweds Jessa and Ben Seewald enjoy a meal at their new house

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Jessa Seewald at the Car Wash

We know how much you enjoy seeing the Duggars go through everyday life. Check out this video of Jessa Seewald having her car washed:

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Drone Footage of the Duggar House

A friend of the Duggars recently stopped by the family's house to take footage with his drone. Check out his video:

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Dillards' Plans for Future Babies

After hearing that Jill Dillard delivered baby Israel Dillard via emergency C-section, fans have wondered if this will inhibit her ability to have the super-sized family that she has always dreamed of.

But Jill revealed to PEOPLE Magazine that her doctor says he has no doubt she will be able to deliver her next child vaginally.

"We told the doctor, 'Stitch me up really well,'" Jill told PEOPLE.

Like Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, Jill and Derick Dillard have decided to welcome as many children as God chooses to bless them with. Although Derick only grew up with one sibling, a brother, he has said multiple times that he loves being around Jill's large family.

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Jill's 70-Hour Labor

Members of the Duggar family have had their picture on the cover of PEOPLE Magazine more than nine times. This week is Israel David Dillard's first appearance. We have included a few highlights below, but you can read the full article by visiting your local news stand starting this Friday.


Jill and Derick Dillard had been planning for a home birth with a team of midwives, but the newlywed couple experienced complications and ended up having a hospital birth. Jill had been in labor for 70 hours when Israel David Dillard was finally born via emergency C-section.

Twelve days past her due date, Jill's water broke and she tested positive for strep B. She began labor at home, but she and Derick decided to head to the hospital after 20 hours of labor had yielded little progress. Jill, who is trained in midwifery, also noticed a meconium stain, which often indicates that the baby is in distress.

After arriving at the hospital, Jill continued with natural labor for another 50 hours, but by that time, it was clear that little Israel was in distress. Jill and Derick decided to go ahead with a C-section.

Throughout their difficult delivery, the couple continued to pray. Although the road was hard, their story had a happy ending, and Jill told PEOPLE that Israel is worth all the pain and discomfort that she endured.