The expectant mother is working to "regain some semblance of normalcy," as a source close to the situation previously told PEOPLE

By Amanda Michelle Steiner
Updated June 10, 2015 05:20 PM
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Now that Jessa Seewald has said her piece about the scandal that had her and the rest of the expansive Duggar clan lying low for weeks, she has moved on to happier family tidings.

The 19 Kids and Counting star shared the first photo of her unborn child with husband Ben, announcing that “Baby Seewald” is nearly five months along.

“Your daddy and I love you soooo much,” Jessa captioned the photo on Twitter, which she also posted on Instagram. (Ben followed suit.)

It looks like Jessa is taking back control of her life after coming forward as one of brother Josh‘s molestation victims. Of five, four were his sisters – Jill (Duggar) Dillard also came forward – and the women have been laying low ever since the scandal broke on May 21.

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However, as a source previously told PEOPLE, Jessa and Jill “had planned on sharing many milestones with the public, [and] are hopeful that they may be able to regain some semblance of normalcy and be able to share their happiness with people.”

This is the first time that Jessa – an active user of social media – has spoken out since the scandal, save for her interview alongside Jill on The Kelly File.

While the girls were adamant in insisting that they have forgiven their brother and that the family has moved on, what happened to them was “not like falling and scraping your knee where it bleeds, it scabs, it heals over,” Gail Wyatt, Ph.D., director of the University of California, Los Angeles, Sexual Health program, previously told PEOPLE.

“It’s not a normal childhood experience in that sense, that you can blow it off and assume there won’t be repercussions because of it,” she said. “That Josh apologized is important but does not suggest everything is okay.”