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Jessa Seewald, formerly Duggar, gave birth to her third child on Sunday.
The 26-year-old “Count On” star and her husband Ben Seewald posted a statement on their daughter was born on the Duggar family website on Tuesday. They posted a photo of their daughter on Instagram.
Ivy Jane Seewald was born at home on Sunday evening, according to their statement.
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“We were ready to go to the church when my water broke, and we thought: ‘Well, I think we have a change of plans!'” she wrote. “After three and a half hours of labor, Ivy was born at 5:57 pm”
“Her due date was 5 June, and since both of our boys went five days after their due date, we thought we would go again. We were so surprised when they are two weeks earlier than her brothers. We definitely were not expecting that!”
Ivy reportedly weighed 7 pounds and 14 ounces, which her parents said was small compared with their other two children who were born with a weight of almost 9 and 10 pounds.
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“She feels so small compared to her brothers and sisters!” her parents wrote.
Jessa (Duggar) Seewald and her husband Ben have three children: Spurgeon, 3, Henry, 2, and Ivy, who was born on Sunday.
“We are so grateful to God for this precious gift. She is already so sweet. Her big brothers adore her!” the statement concluded.
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Jessa and Ben already have a 3-year-old son, Spurgeon, and a 2-year-old son, Henry.
They announced that Jessa’s third pregnancy on Instagram in the beginning of January.
She wrote, in part: “good news of the Seewald family! Baby #3 is on the way!”