‘Counting On’: Josiah Duggar and Lauren Swanson Reveal Baby News After Miscarriage

Counting On couple Josiah Duggar and Lauren Swanson are expecting another baby after having a miscarriage. The couple announced that they were expecting their first child during the latest season of Counting On. However, shortly after they shared their heartbreaking story about miscarriage. It was devastating for them to lose their baby without getting to hold it. Now the couple gets a second chance to welcome a baby into their life.

Counting On: Lauren and Josiah Duggar Announce Baby #2

Josiah and his wife Lauren Swanson experienced a miscarriage during their first pregnancy. While preparing for a trip to go to a friend’s wedding, Lauren started to feel ill. Lauren explains that she was “cramping really, really bad, which was quite strange.” However, she blamed the pain on the chance that she ate something with gluten in it. Unfortunately, the cramps and pain were due to a miscarriage.

The Counting On TLC couple announced on social media that baby number two is now on the way. The news comes just seven months after the couple went through a miscarriage. The soon-to-be-parents wrote on a post that “it’s hard to fully express just how grateful we are for God blessing us again with another precious gift.” Lauren Swanson and her spouse Josiah Duggar haven’t announced the gender of the baby yet.

TLC Couple Reveals Name Of Baby They Lost

Josiah Duggar and his spouse Lauren Swanson are happy to get the opportunity to welcome a little baby into the world. However, they do not forget the hardships they went through to get here. The couple posted a picture with a white balloon. Josiah and his partner Lauren explained the white balloon represents the baby that they lost. The couple explained that “as we rejoice of the life of our second sweet baby, we also remember our other sweet baby”.

The Counting On alums revealed they named their first child that they lost. The name of the baby is Asa. Lauren Swanson and Josiah Duggar explain that this second child is a rainbow baby-  since it is the child that came after the storm. This references the saying “the rainbow after the storm”. Since losing their first born was like dealing with a bad storm.

Duggar Family Keeps Getting Bigger

Lauren Swanson and her partner Josiah Duggar say in an interview that they cannot wait to hold this baby. They say that “we cannot begin to tell you how much we are looking forward to holding this baby in our arms.” Lauren and her other half Josiah also reveal that the baby will be coming this fall. The Duggar crew will be getting another addition.

The Counting On reality stars are not the only ones welcoming a baby this year. Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald are now expecting their third child. Jessa is currently 38 weeks pregnant and due any moment. Since they already having two boys, will Jessa and Ben finally have a girl? Maybe there will be two baby girls born this year in the Duggar family.

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