Michelle Duggar Has Baby 19: Emergency C-Section To Premature Girl Josie

Michelle Duggar Has Baby 19: Emergency C-Section To Premature Girl Josie

It's 19 kids now.

"18 Kids and Counting" mom Michelle Duggar gave birth to a baby girl Thursday night via emergency C-section, although she wasn't due to give birth until spring, reportedly on March 18. She was reportedly suffering from preeclampsia.

Josie Brooklyn Duggar weighed in at 1 lb, 6 ounces according to TMZ. Michelle was airlifted to the hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas last weekend suffering from gallstones.

From TMZ:

We're told Michelle is resting comfortably and the baby is "stable" -- although she's in the neonatal intensive-care unit at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

The rep added, "The most important thing right now is for Mom and baby Josie to get as much rest as possible. The family is grateful for all the prayers and well wishes during their recovery."

TLC posted a video from Michelle and husband Jim Bob a few days ago, thanking everyone for prayers and well wishes and saying she had stabilized and the pregnancy was okay.

This is the Duggars ninth daughter. Daughter Jordyn-Grace was born December 2008.

On "18 Kids," Michelle has talked about how she breastfeeds all her children. She and Jim Bob also say they have never taken money from the government. They pay for their brood by owning rental properties and now also from their show and appearances, and they proudly buying secondhand. They built their own house.

The Duggars also became a grandmother in October when son Josh welcomed a baby girl Mackynzie.

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