Entertainment TV 'Counting On' 's John David Duggar Is Expecting His Second Child with Wife Abbie The couple announced the news on their joint Instagram account on Mother's Day By Dory Jackson Dory Jackson Instagram Twitter Website Dory Jackson is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE's digital TV team. While at the brand, she's had the opportunity to interview a long list of celebrities, from Kate Hudson to Pierce Brosnan to Billy Porter. She also recaps popular TV shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules.The New York-based Maryland native graduated from Randolph-Macon College in May 2016 with a focus in Communication Studies and Journalism. She came to PEOPLE in March 2021 after working at a number of major news companies, including Newsweek and Us Weekly. She also previously co-hosted a podcast called "Idol Nation." People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 9, 2022 11:12 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: John and Abbie/Instagram John David Duggar and wife Abbie (Burnett) Duggar are expanding their brood. On Instagram Sunday, the couple announced on their joint account that they are expecting their second child together. In the celebratory post, Abbie was pictured holding 2-year-old daughter Grace's hand as she cradled her baby bump. Abbie's pregnancy news fell on Mother's Day. "To the little girl who calls me Mommy and our little boy due in late summer, I'll love you forever! 💖💖💖 #mothersday," the post's caption read. The expectant parents received well wishes from many loved ones. Jill (Duggar) Dillard, who is currently expecting her third child with husband Derick Dillard, offered up a sweet "congratulations" to the couple. Even the Bringing Up Bates cast sent supportive messages. As Lawson Bates said he's "so excited" for the duo, Josie (Bates) Balka wrote: "Congratulations!! So happy for you 😍." Counting On's Jed Duggar Welcomes First Child with Wife Katey Nakatsu: 'He's Here' John and Abbie began courting in June 2018. Announcing the news in a TLC video, they said they had "known of each other for several years" but "really got connected" when John visited her native Oklahoma for a church event. "We fell in love very quickly," said John. "And it's been a wonderful journey thus far and taking the next step to move onto a courtship." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. They got engaged one month later and tied the knot in Arkansas that November. "We are so excited to be married! It was a beautiful moment and we so appreciate our friends and family for sharing this day with us," the couple previously said in a statement. "Most of all we are thankful to Christ for bringing us together. This is going to be an amazing journey!" Nearly two years later, John and Abbie welcomed their first child together in January 2020.