Duggars Welcome First Grandson on TV Special
Watch a sneak peek of TLC's upcoming special about the birth of Anna and Josh Duggar's baby boy
Hours before she welcomed her baby boy into the world Wednesday, Anna Duggar was feeling a rather distinct emotion.
“I’m feeling like I’m in labor,” Duggar, 22, already a mother to Mackynzie, 20 months, says in 19 Kids: First Grandson, a special airing Sunday (8 p.m. ET) on TLC. “I’m excited, and I’m really looking forward to holding our son in my arms.”
In a sneak peek of the TV special, husband Josh Duggar, 23 – the eldest son of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar – comforts his wife as she sits in a birthing pool in labor at their Tontitown, Ark., home. Michelle and daughter Jill, whose lives play out on TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting, were also on-hand to assist Anna.
“[Anna] is probably going to move from [the birthing pool] to take a shower, and then when it’s time for the baby to be born, she will be moving to her room,” Michelle explains in the clip, released just a day after the baby boy, whose name will start with an “M” to follow their family tradition, arrived.
Born at 5:55 p.m., the little Duggar weighed in at 8 lbs., 5 oz.