Counting On stars Ben Seewald and Jessa Duggar Seewald will soon be welcoming their third child. The couple is happy to announce that they will soon be a family of five. Baby #3 will make his or her entrance late spring 2019. This baby will be Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar’s thirteenth grandchild. Jessa and Ben are overjoyed to be blessed with this addition to their family. No doubt life is about to get more hectic for this young growing family in the coming months.
Counting On – Jessa Duggar Seewald And Ben Seewald
Counting On fans recall Jessa and Ben married in November 2015. They are the proud parents to two sons, Spurgeon Elliot, 3, and Henry Wilberforce, 23 months. Fans wonder if the happy couple will be adding a son or daughter to their growing family. Although The Seewalds have yet to reveal the gender, they are making their own predictions. Jessa’s excitement is obvious. She says, “From the day we found out we were expecting, we both guessed boy, and if our predictions are right then we already have a ton the clothing and accessories ready to pass down!”
Indeed, The Seewalds from Counting On are clearly well prepared to add another boy. However, a girl will change things dramatically. They know boys. As Jessa jokes about having a girl, “We’d be starting from square one and might have to learn a few things”
Counting On – Big Changes To Seewald Family Dynamic
Being a big brother is old hat to Ben and Jessa’s firstborn son Spurgeon, however, this baby will make Henry a first-time big brother. According to Ben, Spurgeon understands what is going on and talks about the baby quite a bit. Ben also says that Henry doesn’t have a clue what is coming.
The Counting On couple is already preparing for changes to their family dynamic by going from two children to three. Up until baby makes then a family of five, they are able to have one to have one adult to child coverage. The third child means the balance of power shifts and managing three versus two will require a new skill set in their parenting techniques.
The Counting On couple is actively seeking advice from friends already in their soon to be shoes. Regardless of the challenges ahead, Ben and Jessa are both excited for their sons to meet their new sibling and are anxiously awaiting his or her arrival.
Mark your calendars, the new season of TLC’s Counting on premieres on February 11th. There is a good chance we will see more of Jessa’s pregnancy and perhaps even the big gender reveal!
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