- Jessa Duggar Seewald is the fifth little one of Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar.
- She was featured within the actuality reveals ’19 Children & Counting’ and ‘Counting On’
- Jessa has 4 kids along with her husband, Benjamin Seewald.
- Jessa introduced she’s anticipated her fifth little one in September 2023.
Jessa Duggar, 30, is a member of the Duggar household, who grew to become well-known from their now-canceled TLC actuality present 19 Children and Counting. Jessa is the fifth little one, and third daughter, of Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar, who’ve 19 kids. After 19 Children and Counting was canceled in 2015 as a consequence of Josh Duggar‘s sexual abuse scandal, Jessa starred within the spinoff Counting On, which was additionally canceled in 2021 due to one other scandal involving her brother.
Jessa is now having fun with life away from actuality tv along with her husband Benjamin Seewald, 28, and their 4 kids. In February 2023, Jessa shared the heartbreaking information that she suffered a miscarriage along with her fifth little one two months prior. Jessa had beforehand suffered a being pregnant loss earlier than her daughter Fern was born in July 2021.
After her miscarriage in 2022, Jessa revealed that she was pregnant once more in September 2023. “After a heartbreaking lack of our child final 12 months, simply this previous week, we discovered some great information, that our rainbow child is on the best way, and we couldn’t be extra excited,” she mentioned in a vlog.
With child quantity 5 on the best way, right here’s every part it is advisable to learn about Jessa and Ben’s 4 kids.
Jessa and Ben’s eldest little one, son Spurgeon Elliot Seewald, was born on November 5, 2015. Spurgeon’s start was featured on an episode of Counting On. He was named after British preacher Charles Spurgeon. A number of months after Spurgeon’s start, Jessa informed US Weekly that she deliberate to boost her son in another way than how she grew up in her extraordinarily conservative household.
“Spurgeon remains to be fairly younger, however I’m positive that as he continues to develop, I’ll discover that I are inclined to do some issues in another way than my mother did,” Jessa mentioned on the time. “That’s the fantastic thing about the person household. Nobody is an identical. There shall be variations with little issues right here and there, however I do know that our foundational objectives stay the identical — to boost our children to like God and be a blessing to others,” she added.
Jessa and Ben’s second little one, son Henry Wilberforce Seewald, was born on February 6, 2017. His start was introduced on an episode of Counting On. Jessa mentioned she selected the identify Henry for her second son as a result of she “actually favored it.” Henry’s center identify is in honor of William Wilberforce, a politician and philanthropist who was instrumental in placing an finish to the slave commerce.
The day after Henry’s start, Jessa and Ben shared the primary picture of their household of 4 with PEOPLE. In addition they did a TLC video to introduce the brand new addition to their household. “I feel it’s actually superior that we’ve two little boys so shut collectively in age,” Jessa mentioned within the video. “I do know they’re going to be finest associates and love rising up and doing every part collectively, so I’m wanting ahead to seeing that.”
Jessa and Ben’s third little one, daughter Ivy Jane Seewald, was born on Could 26, 2019. Like her older brothers, Ivy’s start was featured on an episode of Counting On. Ivy weighed 7 kilos and 14 ounces and measured 20.5 inches lengthy when she was born, in keeping with Us Weekly. “She feels so tiny in comparison with her siblings!” Jessa and Ben informed the publication in a press release after Ivy’s start. The couple added, “We’re so grateful to God for this treasured reward. She is already so liked. Her massive brothers adore her!”
When Ivy turned 3 in Could 2022, Jessa shared a candy tribute to her eldest daughter on Instagram. “She brings pleasure and laughter to our house each single day,” Jessa wrote. “I can barely keep in mind what life was like earlier than she was right here with us! So grateful to God for this treasured reward of Ivy Jane!”
Jessa and Ben’s fourth little one, Fern Elliana Seewald, was born July 18, 2021. Jessa revealed her second daughter’s identify and intercourse in a “Beginning Story” video on YouTube. Fern weighed 8 kilos and 5.9 ounces, and was 21 inches lengthy. The “Beginning Story”, which was damaged up into a number of components, additionally featured Ivy, Henry, and Spurgeon assembly their new sibling for the primary time. Jessa shared a photo of Fern when she was 2 weeks previous. Child Fern wore a yellow bandana with a bow in it within the snapshot, which Jessa captioned, “Child Fern is 2 weeks previous!”
In Sept. 2022, Jessa posted a photo of Ben holding child Fern, and shared that Fern is “a daddy’s woman— little doubt about it!” Jessa revealed that Fern “runs throughout the home” when she hears Ben coming house from work. “And I’m not jealous— not one bit!” Jessa mentioned. “I’m simply over right here melting right into a literal puddle each time I witness these scenes.”