Reality Mom Michelle Duggar Suffers Miscarriage
Michelle Duggar, 45, the mother of 19 children who was pregnant with her twentieth, suffered a miscarriage on Thursday. The star of the TLC reality series, 19 Kids and Counting, was expecting to deliver baby number 20 in April.
"Earlier today at a routine doctor's appointment, Michelle and I received the sad news that we lost the baby," Michelle's husband, Jim Bob Duggar, told Us Weekly. "Michelle is resting comfortably at home with the support of the entire family. We are grateful for all the thoughts and prayers, but ask for privacy during this difficult time."
The Duggars are already parents to Joshua, 23, Jana and John-David, 21; Jill, 20; Jessa, 19; Jinger, 17; Joseph, 16; Josiah, 15; Joy-Anna, 14; Jedidiah and Jeremiah, 12; Jason, 11; James, 10; Justin, 8; Jackson, 7; Johanna, 6; Jennifer, 4; and Jordyn, 3, and Josie, 2.