Joy-Anna Duggar and her husband Austin Forsyth took to social media on Wednesday to tell fans they were expecting their third child.
‘Baby #3 is on the way!’ the couple wrote in a joint Instagram post, adding “The full video is on YouTube now!” *link in bio*.’
The two, 24 and 28, already share son Gideon, four, and daughter Evelyn, two.
Baby on the way: Joy-Anna Duggar and husband Austin Forsyth took to social media on Wednesday to tell fans they were expecting their third child
Whispering in a tearful video recorded from Alaska, Joy-Anna told viewers she was taking a test and hoped it would come back positive.
Before opening the test result, she wiped a tear from her eye as she noted on camera, “I miss my babies,” who were at home in Arkansas.
In the Instagram post, Joy and Austin shared two professional snapshots taken to accompany the official announcement.
The young mum wore a white dress and her long hair was styled in soft waves of curls as her husband kissed her cheek.
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She held ultrasound pictures in the picture as she flashed a wide smile as Austin held her waist.
In a second snap, the couple were joined by their two young children, who looked adorable standing in front of them.
The 13-minute YouTube video shows the former Counting On personality’s jawbone as she removes the pregnancy test to see the result.
Ravi: “We tried, and we’re both ready to have number three,” the mum-to-be said in the recording
“We tried, and we’re both ready to have number three,” the mom-to-be said in the recording.
“Or baby numbers three and four,” added his wife.
“Wouldn’t that be cool?” Duggar asked rhetorically before continuing, “We’re in a really good place now.
“We love our family and we’re ready to grow, so we’re really, really hoping we get pregnant. It would be crazy if they were twins. It would be fun.’
Due date: In the clip, the mum and dad shared with their followers that their bundle of joy is due around the third week of May
In the clip, the mom and dad shared with their followers that their bundle of joy is due to arrive around the third week of May.
News of their future child has so far received 123,000 likes from Joy-Anna’s 1.1 million followers.
Also expected in the Duggar family are sisters-in-law Katey (Nakatsu) Duggar and Hannah (Wissmann) Duggar.
In January 2021, Joy-Anna revealed that she and her husband Austin Forsyth had already fallen ill with COVID-19, after testing positive while still pregnant with their daughter.
The star made the revelation on Instagram in response to a fan question about whether she and her family have had the coronavirus.
“Yes Austin and I both tested positive for Covid last year,” she wrote. “I was still pregnant with Evelyn. We both had body aches, a slight fever and we had lost our sense of taste and smell. Fortunately, we recovered quickly!
Growing family: Both parents, 24 and 28, already share son Gideon, four, and daughter Evelyn, two