Anna Duggar and Josh Duggar have welcomed a new baby girl into their family on the eve of Thanksgiving, contributing more grandchildren to the Duggar clan from 19 Kids and Counting. This is now their sixth child together, and in order from oldest to youngest, their names are Mackynzie Renée, Michael James, Marcus Anthony, Meredith Grace, Mason Garrett, and now Maryella Hope.
Anna and Josh Duggar have been married since 2008, and during their wedding, they declared that God would determine how many children they would have. After a year of marriage, they had revealed to the public that they were expecting their first child. Having grown up as a reality television star, Josh Duggar is no stranger to the public knowing about his private family business.
Not necessarily following a conventional birth, Anna has given birth to most if not all of her children at home. Not just their residence exclusively, but their parents and/or their midwife's place. As it turned out, she gave birth to their first child Mackynzie Renée in their home because their regular doctor was out of town.
The two parents are very open with their children and Anna's pregnancies, making frequent posts on social media involving gender reveals, ultrasound scans, and other pregnancy announcements. With their newest daughter, Maryella Hope, they posted on Instagram the gender reveal, where all of their children were very excited to welcome a baby sister.
Fans of the Duggar family were ecstatic when the couple first announced that they were expecting their sixth child on the internet. Anna and Josh Duggar have released a statement saying how grateful they are that God has blessed their family with so much love. According to an interview with US Weekly, Josh revealed that his wife Anna had a beautiful labor and delivery that had no complications.
Of course, Josh's parents Jim and Michelle Duggar have weighed in on the new addition to the Duggar family, stating that they're thrilled to have another grandchild. They also said that Anna and Josh are excellent parents. It's unclear whether or not Anna and Josh are considering growing their family even more in the future since they're leaving it up to God.
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