Josie Duggar just celebrated her ninth birthday, and while it’s a milestone for any child, it’s particularly special for her. Nine years ago, Michelle Duggar gave birth to her baby girl nearly 15 weeks premature. Weighing just 1 pound 6 ounces, doctors and nurses worked overtime to save the youngest Duggar child’s life. In honor of Josie’s birthday, the Duggars took to Instagram to reflect on the scary time and thank God for her miraculous survival.

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