Thursday, January 28, 2010

The Duggars Share: Josie's Future

Looking back on December 10th, Jim Bob and Michelle admit that it was one of the scariest moments of their lives. Being told on that day that their 19th child needed to be delivered within half an hour was difficult news.
Jim Bob says that doctors have told them to "never trust a preemie." Although Josie is doing well now, she must remain in the hospital until she is strong. The hospital predicts that she will be send home near her mid-March due date.
Jim Bob and Michelle and their brood of 17 remain in Little Rock in a house that they have leased in order to be close to Josie. Josh, the eldest Duggar child, stayed behind in Tontitown with his wife Anna and daughter Mackynzie. Michelle shares her joy at seeing her daughter grow. "It is amazing how they can sustain life at such a tiny, tiny age!"


  1. This is great news! Josie is a fighter, and she will make it through!

  2. So happy to hear that she is making progress!!!! I've had 2 premature daughters and know that it's a long hard road. Praying for baby Josie!

  3. Your new little girl is beautiful. Congratulations and God be with you as you go through this rough time. I can't wait to see your new shows and thanks for sharing this very emotional experience. Millie

  4. What a joyful witness your family has provided! May His hand be on Josie and may she be a living testimony to His power and love!

    Is the Duggar family website down for good?

  5. Yes, I have also noticed that they Duggar Family Website is down. This has happened before; it is probably just being updated. I will let you know when it is back up!

  6. I was born a preemie in the late sixties. I am amazed at what little Josie has been through. God bless her!

    Angel in PA


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