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Kendra Duggar Admits She Had Trouble Getting Excited For Her Baby Because Of Lauren’s Miscarriage

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Source: TLC (2)

Nov. 13 2019, Published 3:26 p.m. ET

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Josiah and Lauren Duggar announced that they were expecting a baby during the November 12 episode of Counting On. The news came less than a year after Lauren suffered a miscarriage. Kendra who was pregnant at the time admitted that though she was super happy, she had trouble getting excited for her second child after Lauren’s loss.

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//Kendra Lauren Duggar Pregnancy Miscarriage
Source: TLC

“We’re expecting,” Josiah, 23, blurted out during the Duggar family camping trip.

Kendra Lauren Duggar Pregnancy Miscarriage
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Lauren, 20, revealed in a confessional interview, “We had been trying for quite a while after the miscarriage, and when we found out we were expecting, literally we were shocked. I couldn’t believe it and just cried.”

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Kendra Lauren Duggar Pregnancy Miscarriage
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She continued, “We were scared, but life is very precious and we are so thankful for this. We may be a little nervous at times, but we’re just going to be grateful.”

Kendra Lauren Duggar Pregnancy Miscarriage
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Kendra was already pregnant with her second child at the time the episode was filmed. “Lauren just had a miscarriage and it was kind of hard being excited about me expecting when I knew that they were really hoping for a baby. To find out that they were pregnant too made me feel better,” Kendra added.

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Kendra Lauren Duggar Pregnancy Miscarriage
Source: TLC

“Finding out that Lauren's not just expecting but expecting and her due date was only a week after mine was super exciting,” Kendra, 21, said in a confessional.

Kendra Lauren Duggar Pregnancy Miscarriage
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Lauren welcomed her daughter, Bella Milagro, on November 8, just over a year after her miscarriage. “We can’t believe she is ours — she is so perfect! She definitely has lived up to her name, which means ‘beautiful miracle.’ Today we are basking in God’s goodness!” the couple told Us Weekly.

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Kendra and her husband Joe welcomed their baby girl on November 2. “Addison Renee has made us a family of four and we are already so in love with her!” the couple revealed to Us. “She made a quick arrival in the early hours of the morning and has already melted our hearts. We know Garrett is going to be a great big brother. Children are each a special gift from God and we are so happy our newest blessing is here.”

Kendra Lauren Duggar Pregnancy Miscarriage
Source: TLC

What do you think about Kendra’s honest confessional on the latest episode of Counting On? Let us know in the comments below!

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