Jessa Duggar Shows Off Her Engagement Ring! Plus, Details on Jill Duggar's Pregnancy


With 19 kids, it's no wonder there is so much love going around in the Duggar family! Just five days after third-oldest daughter Jessa announced her engagement to Ben Seewald, her older sister Jill disclosed even more exciting information: She and her husband of two months, Derick Dillard, are expecting a baby!

"We're having a baby!" Jill told People today. "We are so excited." Jill, who has since taken her husband's last name, married Derick on June 21 in Springdale, Arkansas, in front of more than 1,000 guests. Their wedding followed a brief courtship, and featured their first kiss as a couple. Their nuptials will be featured on the family's TLC reality show, 19 Kids and Counting.

Just last week, the happy newlyweds shared the above Instagram to mark their one-year "Skypiversary." The video chat was the first time they had interacted, which was arranged by Jill's father and the family patriarch, Jim Bob.

Meanwhile, the reality TV cameras have to start gearing up again to film Jessa's wedding planning and big day. She excitedly shared some of the engagement photos she took with her brand-new fiancé on Instagram this week.

"Time for some engagement photos!" she captioned the above photo. In the Duggar family, the children are not allowed to touch their significant others until they get engaged, meaning the photo session must have been especially exciting for the duo.

In another, seen above, she showed off her brand-new engagement ring (or at least the back of it). Her caption was equally as ecstatic as the others. "Y'all! I still can't believe it! I'M ENGAGED TO THE MOST AMAZING GUY ON EARTH! Every time I look down at the ring on my takes my breath away! I love you, @ben_seewald!" she wrote.

Jessa and Ben got engaged after 11 months of dating on Aug. 15. "We are so blessed to be engaged!" the couple said in a statement at the time. "God has written an amazing story through our courtship, and another chapter has just begun! We are thrilled to see what the future holds — especially the wedding bells!"

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