The Duggars have announced several pregnancies in 2019. So far, Jessa, Joseph and his wife Kendra, Joy-Anna, and even cousin Amy have revealed they’re expecting babies. But one Duggar couple had a different story to tell this year, Josiah Duggar and his wife Lauren. In February, the Counting On couple revealed they suffered a miscarriage in October. Lauren even shared the same due date as Jessa. In the midst of her family’s pregnancy news, Lauren sent a sweet message to Joy, and fans are rallying around Lauren and praising her for staying strong.
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On Wednesday, May 1, Joy, 21, and her husband, Austin Forsyth, Austin announced their pregnancy on Instagram. Fans and family alike sent the couple well wishes in the comments.
Lauren, 19, commented, “Congratulations!!! So excited for y’all!!!” Her comment has already tallied 674 likes and nearly 20 comments from fans sending her their support.
“You time will come, Lauren. Hang in there and stay strong. You are going to be an amazing mama some day,” said a fan.
“Sweet Lauren. You have so much grace and heart,” another fan praised.
“I wish I could hug you through all these announcements,” said another.
When Lauren and Josiah, 22, announced their miscarriage in February, Lauren admitted she was “shattered.”
Her husband Josiah later shared an emotional post on Valentine’s Day, thanking Lauren for “choosing” him to be her husband. “I feel so honored to be your husband,” he said at the time.
Josiah’s sister Jessa later revealed she and Lauren would have shared the same due date. She praised Lauren for being “a positive, life-giving soul, even in walking through a great hardship and suffering so much loss.”