Counting On‘s Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth and Austin Forsyth had to figure out a new way to reveal their baby’s gender. They said it wasn’t easy figuring out a new way to let people know the gender of their baby, but they finally figured it out.
Counting On: Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth and Austin Forsyth’s Rainbow Baby
Joy-Anna Duggar lost a baby girl to stillbirth. She was their second child and their first baby girl. Joy-Anna’s mother, Michelle Duggar, said that when Joy-Anna got pregnant after her loss, it was healing for her.
She went on to say that one baby could never replace the other. But that it helped to have something to look forward to and it helped to hope. Counting On star, Joy-Anna Duggar said she felt guilty for being happy at first.
After she got used to the idea of having her new baby, she said it was nice to feel complete joy again. Austin and Joy-Anna were both excited about the new baby. But they had to come up with a good gender reveal idea—even though the family had used so many different ways.
A Helicopter and John David Duggar
From balloon popping, confetti cannons, turning on signs, and more, Austin Forsyth from Counting On and wife Joy-Anna had to figure out something unique. Austin said they knew Joy-Anna’s brother John David was getting his helicopter license, so they enlisted his help.
John David agreed to help them, and he took to the skies. The family gathered in a field and were trying to figure out what was going to happen. Some of the Counting On cast thought something would blow up.
Other family members talked about whether they thought the baby would be a girl or a boy. But then they looked up and saw the helicopter flying toward them. Once the helicopter was closer, the pink confetti came raining down from the helicopter.
Counting On: Baby Evelyn Mae Forsyth Is Born
The family was excited to hear that Joy-Anna and Austin were having a little girl. The new baby would be part of a long string of babies. And everyone wondered if the girls and the boys were ever going to be even.
Recently, baby Evelyn was born in a hospital. Joy-Anna from TLC show Counting On had a VBAC birth, which doesn’t always work out as planned, so she was very happy. She did say the pain was very difficult, and she couldn’t imagine not using an epidural.
During the birth, she told Austin Forsyth that she didn’t want any more kids. The nurses laughed a little, but Joy-Anna looked serious.
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