The 19 Kids and Counting stars welcomed Israel David late on Monday

By Amanda Michelle Steiner
April 07, 2015 03:45 PM
Duggar Family

The Duggar clan grew ever larger on Monday when Jill and Derick Dillard welcomed their first child, Israel David.

Mom and baby are both doing well, as the Dillards previously shared with PEOPLE exclusively, and new photos from the delivery room show that the 19 Kids and Counting stars could not be more thrilled with their little bundle of joy.

Above, Jill, 23, cradles a sleeping Israel and the new mom is absolutely glowing. No easy feat, given that she gave birth days after her due date.

Derick Dillard and baby Israel David
Duggar Family

The photos, shared on the Duggar family’s Facebook page, also give a close-up of Israel and a father-son shot of Derick, 26, with his finger grasped in Israel’s tiny hand.

Although Jill and Derick planned a home birth, baby Israel was born in a hospital.

Israel David Dillard
Duggar Family

“We are so thankful for a healthy Mom and baby!” wrote Jill’s parents on their official Facebook page. “Love this sweet baby Israel! We are happy grandparents and we promise more pictures soon!”

Jill has been open about her pregnancy every step of the way, sharing photos of her ever-growing baby bump at each stage. As recently as April 4, Derick shared a photo of his wife’s baby bump at 41 weeks and 4 days!

Right up until Jill hit the delivery room, she was volunteering and going on dates with her husband.

19 Kids and Counting airs Tuesdays (9 p.m. ET) on TLC.

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