Josie Duggar, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar's 19th baby, was born yesterday at 6:27pm in an emergency C-section. Josie was born 15 weeks early and weighed only 1 pound 6 ounces. She is said to be in stable condition this morning. Michelle was admitted to the hospital for gallstones last weekend, and at that time the baby was said to be fine. Doctors performed the emergency surgery yesterday evening and Michelle is said to be resting currently. The Duggar family is featured on the TLC...Read Full Story
Reality television stars Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar are known for their hit show, 19 Kids & Counting, which features the lives of their very large family in Arkansas.
The couple has also stirred much controversy after sharing that they are always grateful for more children and would, "welcome another baby." Some critics feel that having another child is not a good idea, after Michelle had complications with the birth of their 19th child, Josie, whom was born at 25 weeks.
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While former reality stars Jon & Kate Gosselin are in the middle of a possible custody battle, another reality show family has something to be thankful for. After almost four months in the neonatal intensive care unit, Josie Brooklyn, the 19th child of Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar has been released from the hospital and is able to go home, reports PEOPLE.
Dad Jim Bob says the couple are, "grateful for the prayers of thousands," and Michelle adds,
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After spending nearly five months in the neonatal intensive care unit of an Arkansas childrens' hospital, the youngest child of Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, Josie Brooklyn, has been released from the hospital. Mom Michelle told PEOPLE of the good news,
We're so happy that she's doing so well. She's finally home, home, home."
Josie was born at 25 weeks gestation weighing only 1lb. 6oz., and soon after suffered from a perforated bowel. After a brief release from the hospital, she had to be...Read Full Story
Just a week after finally being allowed to go home with her family, baby Josie Duggar is back at Arkansas Children's Hospital today after her vital signs unexpectedly dropped.
"[The doctor] told us to never trust a preemie," says Josie's dad Jim Bob. "That is really true."
Though Josie was doing well when she returned home last week, fortifiers added to mom Michelle's breast milk to increase her intake of calories are apparently what triggered the latest setback. The fortifiers led to...Read Full Story
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Josie Duggar is the 19th child born to Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar in December 2009. She was born 15 weeks premature by emergency C-section and weighed only 1 pound 6 ounces. The couple is featured on the TLC show "18 Kids and Counting."