In a TLC special message, the newlyweds reveal that, so far, the pregnancy is completely smooth(ie)

By Lanford Beard
April 22, 2015 09:20 AM
M. SHARKEY

When the time came for Jessa and Ben Seewald to film the first message about their recently announced pregnancy, they decided to shake things up.

The newlyweds, who married in October, sipped on thematically appropriate pink and blue(berry) smoothies as 19 Kids and Counting star Jessa, 22, told her husband, “You know, pretty soon we’ll be making another little smoothie.”

As he lifted a baby bottle, 22-year-old Ben agreed, “Yep. Maybe more than one.”

Considering his wife has two sets of twin siblings, the newest Duggar in-law is understandably keeping his options open: “Can’t wait to find out if it’s a boy or a girl. Maybe it’s both.”

Jessa – who announced she’s 12 weeks along and ready to be “out of the morning sickness” in the special message – previously told PEOPLE that she and her husband, 19, are “so excited. We have started talking baby names. It is one of those things that is so special, picking a name for a baby.”

The couple also revealed they are “still making plans” to adopt as they expect their firstborn.

“We are trying to take it one day at a time,” said Ben. “We pray every night that God helps us be good parents.”

As fans of TLC’s hit show 19 Kids and Counting (which airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET) watch Jessa’s pregnancy develop, they can see the birth of her big sister Jill’s son Israel David on May 5 in advance of Mother’s Day.

For more on Jessa and Ben Seewald’s pregnancy news, pick up this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday

Want More Duggars? Click here to get weekly updates on the stars of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting in the Duggar Family Newsletter.

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