‘Counting On’: Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth Share Tragic Miscarriage News – Fans and Family Send Love To Couple

Counting On couple Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth and her husband Austin Forsyth shared the heartbreaking news that they suffered a miscarriage. Joy-Anna and Austin announced in May that they would be welcoming their second child. However, shortly after making that announcement they found out that their child no longer had a heartbeat. Receiving such devastating news cannot be easy to deal with. However, the Counting On reality stars have decided to share the news with their fans. Fans and family of the couple sent their condolences online. In hopes to help the couple heal during this tough time.

Counting On – Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth Loses Baby At 5 Months

Counting On star Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth has a one-year-old son named Gideon Forsyth. In May, she announced that she was pregnant with her second child. The baby was due in November. She was excited that Gideon was going to be a big brother. She wrote on Instagram that “Gideon is going to be such a great brother.”

The Counting On duo took to social media to share this tragic news with the public. The couple explained that they went in for ultrasound and to find out the gender of the baby. It was during that check-up the doctor told them that “this is your baby’s heart. I don’t hear a heartbeat or see any movement.” Unfortunately, Austin and Joy-Anna had a miscarriage.

Counting On: Austin Forsyth Reveals Child’s Gender and Name

Austin Forsyth and his wife Joy-Anna Duggar wrote online that the gender of their baby is a girl. Therefore, Austin and his wife Joy-Anna were going to name her Annabell Elise.

The Counting On stars admitted that they cried countless tears over the loss of their baby. However, Austin and his spouse Joy-Anna expressed that “we know that we can trust the Lord.” They may be going through a rough time at this moment. However, they shared that they know that one day they will be able to see their daughter again.

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Today marks one week since we heard these words… . “So this is your baby’s heart (pointing to the ultrasound screen). I don’t hear a heartbeat or see any movement.” . We had gone in for our 20-week ultrasound and gender reveal. It was a baby girl. Although we don’t understand why, God has given us unexplainable peace and comfort during this very difficult time. Yes, it still hurts and we have cried countless tears, but we know that we can trust the Lord. In the words of King David after the loss of his baby, “I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me” (2 Sam 12:23). We don’t grieve as those who have no hope because we trust that we will see this little one again. We named her Annabell Elise. Annabell means “God has favored me”, and Elise means “God satisfies”. What a precious thing to know that when our daughter opened her eyes, the first thing she saw was the face of Jesus. Please pray for continued healing, not only physically but for our hearts as well. . “All the way my Savior leads me; What have I to ask beside? Can I doubt His tender mercy, Who through life has been my Guide? Heav’nly peace, divinest comfort, Here by faith in Him to dwell! For I know, whate’er befall me, Jesus doeth all things well, For I know, whate’er befall me, Jesus doeth all things well.” -Fanny Crosby

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Family and Fans Reach Out To TLC Couple

Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth received a lot of kind messages from the Duggar family. Josiah Duggar and his wife Lauren Swanson also went through a miscarriage. Therefore, Josiah can offer some support to his sister. Jessa Seewald, who recently gave birth to her third child sent her condolences. She commented on the post saying that “our hearts are breaking over your loss.” She added that “Annabell will forever be in our hearts.”

Counting On fans also showed the couple some love online. One fan commented saying “so sorry for your loss. Your love is beautiful and she will watch her family from above.” Many fans expressed that they can relate to Joy-Anna and her spouse Austin. One fan wrote “I know this pain all too well. Praying for you guys.”

Soap Dirt sends their condolences to the Forsyth and Duggar family.

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