Joy-Anna Duggar and husband Austin Forsyth welcome baby boy

The couple, who tied the knot in May 2017 after being engaged for three months, welcomed their first son on Friday, February 23rd. They described it as an "incredible moment."


                            Joy-Anna Duggar and husband Austin Forsyth welcome baby boy

The Duggar family has a new addition. Joy-Anna Duggar and husband Austin Forsyth welcomed their first born, a baby boy, on Friday. The couple has named their son Gideon Martyn Forsyth.

Joy-Anna and Austin said in a statement, "We are blessed beyond measure with the arrival of our son, Gideon Martyn Forsyth. Looking at our child for the first time was such an incredible moment! God is so good, and we are so thankful," according to People.

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Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth got engaged in March 2017. Source: Instagram

Joy-Anna and Austin tied the knot in May 2017 after being engaged for just three months. The 20-year-old announced her pregnancy in August last year. In a video shared by TLC, she said, "Before we even were married, we were praying that God would give us kids and we're so thankful that he has."

She later told People that she looks forward to seeing her husband be a dad to their son and raising more kids in the future.

"I have a lot of good memories of my mom teaching us and the quality time we spent together, and I'm really looking forward to doing that with my own children. It's such an amazing thing to be a parent and raise children!" she said.

Her sweet pregnancy announcement, however, raised speculation that she could've gotten pregnant much before they tied the knot. 

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Joy-Anna Duggar shared a picture of her baby bump last year. Source: Instagram

One fan wrote, "Yeah….she either literally got pregnant on the wedding night, or…they found some un chaperoned time beforehand. lol," while another wrote on the reality TV star's Instagram post, "Do the math if she got pregnant before marriage she would be due in February. But by her saying in photo the baby is size of bell pepper it puts her at 18 weeks and she won’t be due til first week of April which is 40 weeks if she goes that long" 

The Counting On star met her husband Austin 15 years ago when her family moved to Arkansas. Austin and Joy-Anna entered a courtship with their parents' permission in November 2016 and announced their engagement in March the following year. 

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