In addition to posting an ultrasound photo on Instagram at the time, writing, "Baby #3 is on the way," Joy-Anna also shared the news in a YouTube video that showed her and Austin learning about the pregnancy during a trip to Alaska and then visiting the doctor for a checkup.
"We have been trying and we're both ready to have No. 3," Joy-Anna said in the video. "We're at a really good spot right now. We love our family and we're ready to expand."
She captioned her video at the time, "We are ECSTATIC and cannot wait to hold this sweet baby in our arms in May, 2023! We would appreciate your prayers these next 7 and half months for a safe pregnancy and delivery."
The couple's first-born child, son Gideon Martyn Forsyth, is four-years-old and was born on February 23, 2018. Their daughter, Evelyn, is two-years-old and was born in August 2020.
"Although we don't understand why, God has given us unexplainable peace and comfort during this very difficult time. Yes, it still hurts and we have cried countless tears, but we know that we can trust the Lord," Joy-Anna shared on social media while mourning her baby girl Annabell's loss.
"In the words of King David after the loss of his baby, 'I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me' (2 Sam 12:23). We don't grieve as those who have no hope because we trust that we will see this little one again."
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Joy-Anna and Austin were friends for nearly 15 years before they entered into a courtship in November 2016, according toUs Weekly.
Austin proposed marriage to Joy-Anna in March 2017, and they got married soon afterward in May 2017 at Cross Church in Rogers, AR.