Jill Duggar, star of “19 Kids and Counting,” and her husband Derick Dillard welcomed their first child on Monday.
The couple named their son Israel David Dillard. He weighed 9 lbs., 10 oz.
“Our sweet new grandson, Israel David Dillard is here. We love him so much already and we love his name!” wrote Jill's parents on their official Facebook page.
Added the happy grandparents: “We are so thankful for a healthy Mom and baby!”
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Though the couple had planned for a home birth, the baby was born more than a week past his due date in a hospital.
In a video posted to the family’s Facebook page, Jill admits that “not everything went as expected and we are reminded by what the Bible talks about when man plans his way but the Lord directs his steps.”
The excitement surrounding his birth will air on the Duggar family’s TLC reality show on May 5 before Mother’s Day.