Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald announce they are having another baby
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 08/23/2016
Jessa Duggar is pregnant with her second child!
The Counting On star and her husband Ben Seewald are expecting Baby No. 2 in February 2017.
"We are overjoyed to announce that Spurgeon has a new title in life as 'big brother!' We are so thankful that God is adding to our family," Duggar and Seewald announced on their personal blog.
"2017 is shaping up to be a wonderful year already and we know Spurgeon will do a great job in his new role. Having Spurgeon has been such a wonderful blessing and we cannot wait to see the face of this sweet new baby (or babies!)."
In addition to the statement, Duggar and Seewald provided adorable photos of the pair with their 9-month-old son Spurgeon Elliot, who was born in November 2015. In the images, Seewald is holding a little chalkboard which reads, "Doubling the love."
Duggar, 23, and Seewald, 21, wed in November 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Bentonville, Arkansas. They kissed for the very first time behind closed doors after the ceremony, according toUs Weekly.
Duggar and Seewald's pregnancy news comes just weeks after her sister Jinger Duggar revealed she's engaged to soccer player Jeremy Vuolo.
The second season of Counting On premieres Tuesday, August 23 at 8PM ET/PT on TLC.