AceShowbiz - Jessa Duggar and husband Ben Seewald are set to welcome a new addition to their growing family. The "Counting On" star took to Instagram on Wednesday, January 9 to share the happy news, along with a picture of her family posing in the woods.
"Happy news from the Seewald family! Baby #3 is on the way!" she wrote on the photo-sharing platform. Jessa later shared details regarding the unborn baby on her family's blog, revealing that she is due in late spring. While the couple didn't confirm the sex of the baby, both of them thought they are expecting a baby boy right now.
"From the day we found out we were expecting, we both guessed boy, and if our predictions are right then we already have a ton the clothing and accessories ready to pass down!" the brunette reality TV star said on the site, admitting that they also don't have a problem if the baby turns out to be a girl. However, "we've joked that we'd be starting from square one and might have to learn a few things."
Ben added that their children their eldest son already knew that he would be a big brother once again, while their second son Henry "doesn't have a clue what's coming." He elaborated, "Seeing our boys meet their new sibling for the first time is something we are really looking forward to! We realize that, in going from two to three kids, we're about to switch from man-to-man to zone coverage, so we've definitely been taking advice from friends who already in this stage!"
The 23-year-old Arkansas native concluded his message by saying, "We love being parents and are really looking forward to this new arrival!"
The announcement arrives a year after Jessa was speculated to be pregnant. A spokesperson for the Duggar family later stated in March 2017 that the rumors were not true.
Jessa and Ben tied the knot in November 2014 after being engaged for two months. They share two sons together, Spurgeon Elliot, 3, and Henry Wilberforce, 23 months.