Counting On‘s Jill Duggar Dillard tried to have homebirths with her children. But since she had complications, she ended up in the hospital despite her wishes.
Counting On: Jill Duggar Dillard Experiences Difficult Births
Jill Duggar Dillard practiced midwifery, so she knew a lot about having babies when her time came. The Counting On star tried to have her first baby at home. But soon she noticed there were serious problems.
They rushed Jill to the hospital, and she went through 70 hours of labor with her first child. She ended up having a c-section because of the position of the baby. The Counting On family was there and worried about Jill.
Jill Duggar was happy to have family support. And she decided to have a second baby. The second birth ended up being a 40-hour labor and ended up in another c-section. Fans think it would be dangerous for her to have more children, but that might not stop Jill.
Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard Want More Children
Despite the fact that having more children would be dangerous, the Counting On couple wants more children. Recently fans questioned Jill Duggar about children. And both Derick and Jill said they do want more children.
As for how many children they want to have, Jill said she isn’t sure about that part of things. In fact, she said that it is very much up to God. And how many children he wants them to have.
Both Derick and his wife said they didn’t want to have 20 kids. But Jill Duggar from Counting On quickly said that God might want them to run an orphanage. And then maybe they would have even more than that many kids to take care of. Derick quickly agreed with Jill and said he would be on board.
Counting On: Derick and Wife are Free
Another thing the former Counting On cast opened up about was being on TLC. Both Jill and her husband said they were able to be themselves when they were off the show. They were referring to some of the controversial decisions they’ve made over the last few years.
Some of the specific decisions the Counting On crew doesn’t agree on are things like drinking, pants, and tattoos. Jill Duggar said she’s not against any of those things. And that she believes it really depends on the person and how they feel about things.
She said she feels free now. And that she can do what she wants to do. She also mentioned that sometimes you have to, “Be okay with other people not being okay. And being okay with people not approving of everything you do.”
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