A bigger brood! Anna Duggar is officially expecting baby no. 6 with her husband, Josh Duggar, In Touch can confirm. The reality star shared their pregnancy news in a statement on April 26, revealing how excited they are about having another bundle of joy in the near future.
“We couldn’t be happier to share with the world that our family is growing by one this Fall,” the reality star couple revealed to UsWeekly on April 26. “We continually stand amazed by God’s love, redemption, grace and blessings in our lives. Our entire little family is ecstatic!”
Anna, 30, and Josh, 31, also took to Instagram with another sweet reveal of their own. The pair decided to surprise their kids with the news by having them put together a bunch of letters to read “new baby coming this fall,” and their children were overjoyed. Josh and Anna are already the proud parents of Mackynzie, 9, Michael, 7, Marcus, 5, Meredith, 3, and Mason, 19 months.
Several family members sent congratulatory messages after the former 19 Kids and Counting stars announced they had a baby on the way. John-David Duggar and wife, Abbie Grace Burnett, left a comment from their shared Instagram page reading, “Their reactions are priceless!!!” Josh’s parents, Jim Bob and Michelle, also shared a statement about how over-the-moon they are.
“We are so happy for Josh & Anna, expecting their 6th child and our 16th grandchild! Each child is a blessing from God,” the proud grandparents wrote. “Anna is one of the most amazing women in the world, she is a Proverbs 31 woman! Anna & Josh are good parents and it is going to be neat to see what God does with each one of their children’s lives.” Michelle and Jim Bob’s statement continued, “What a gift! The best days for their family are still ahead!”
On January 29, Anna denied pregnancy rumors, but confirmed that they’d be “thrilled” to continue growing their family. Now, it looks like her dreams have come true. And she’s not the only Duggar expecting a bundle of joy in the near future. Kendra Caldwell is expecting baby no. 2 with Joseph Duggar, while Jessa Duggar is pregnant with her and hubby Ben Seewald’s third child!