Josh and Anna Duggar Have a Baby Boy! Find Out Why His Arrival Was Perfect Timing


Jun. 7 2013, Published 2:31 p.m. ET

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The reality show 19 Kids & Counting returns to TLC on June 16—and one Duggar certainly didn't want to miss the Father's Day premiere.

Josh and Anna Duggar are the proud parents of a bouncing baby boy! The couple—who have a 3-year-old daughter, Mackynzie Renee, and a 1-year-old son, Michael James—named their third child Marcus Anthony, continuing their tradition of choosing names for their kids that start with the letter "M."

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Marcus arrived on Sunday, June 2 weighing in at a healthy 9 pounds, 3 ounces.

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"We are so excited to announce the arrival of our third child, Marcus Anthony Duggar," Josh and Anna, who married in 2008, told "Mackynzie and Michael are thrilled to welcome a little brother and we are so thankful that mom and baby are well! We are blessed to have our family close as we celebrate this gift from God!"

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It's a pretty safe bet that this won't be the last baby Anna and Josh, who is the oldest of 19 children, welcome into the world…

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