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Jessa (Duggar) Seewald's family couldn't be happier for her and the news that she's expecting her second child

By Brittany King
Updated August 23, 2016 11:55 AM
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The grandbaby count continues to grow for Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar!

On Tuesday, PEOPLE exclusively revealed that Jessa (Duggar) Seewald and her husband Ben are expecting their second child. It wasn’t long before her parents expressed their joy for another grandchild via social media.

Jim Bob, 51, and Michelle, 49, took to their family’s Facebook page to share the following message, “Every child is a precious gift from God! We are so excited about another grandchild!”

Jill and Derick Dillard also shared their own special message on Instagram.

Jessa, 23, who is due in February, can’t wait to become a mom for the second time.

For more on Jessa (Duggar) Seewald’s growing brood, pick up this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday

“We are so thankful that God is adding to our family,” the couple said in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE. “2017 is shaping up to be a wonderful year already, and we know Spurgeon will do a great job in his new role. Having Spurgeon has been such a wonderful blessing, and we cannot wait to see the face of this sweet new baby (or babies!).”

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