Patriarch of the Duggar clan, Jim Bob Duggar of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting is tossing his support behind Rick Santorum in the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign. And when Jim Bob Duggar is behind you, so are quite a few other people. At least half of the family was in Iowa this week, stumping for Rick Santorum.
What can be said to a stillborn child after her mother has suffered a miscarriage? On behalf of the Duggar family of 19 Kids and Counting, Michelle Duggar wrote a letter to Jubilee Shalom, who would have been their 20th child. The family has released the audio recording of the letter, which was also read at the memorial service earlier this month. A full transcript of the letter is included after the jump.
When the Duggars of 19 Kids and Counting found out that Michelle Duggar suffered a miscarriage, the family did a few things to commemorate the loss of the one who would’ve been their 20th child: a) Jim Bob and Michelle named her Jubilee Shalom Duggar, b) they planned a memorial service, and c) they had black-and-white photos taken with the fetus and passed them out at yesterday’s memorial service. However, they never wanted them to be released to the public, especially during this sensitive time. So who shared them without the Duggar family’s consent?
Late last week we learned that Michelle Duggar suffered a miscarriage and lost what would have been her 20th child. Now the Duggar family plans to hold a memorial for the child they never had the opportunity to know. Keep reading to find out how this TLC reality family plans to cope with this loss.
Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, star of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting, announced today that Michelle has suffered a miscarriage. During a routine doctor’s visit to find out the sex of her 20th child, the doctor did not detect a heartbeat and concluded that a miscarriage had occurred.
Last week on TLC’s 19 Kids And Counting the Duggar family enjoyed sightseeing in England. Their tour included a lift on the London Eye, the mystery of Stonehenge, double-decker bus rides on the wrong side of the road, and they found out what “Toad in the Hole” really is. Michelle suffered a little nausea mainly because she is having their 20th baby in 2012. This week their trip takes on a more spiritual aspect and they head off to Jerusalem, Israel to see many of the locations in the Bible.
Last week’s episode took the Duggar family on a seriously fun adventure where they flew to Scotland, saw Edinburgh Castle, participated in some Highland Games, then took a huge ferry to Ireland where the kids rode pigs and made Irish soda bread. This week on TLC’s 19 Kids And Counting they continue their European tour and visit London, England.
As you know last week Michelle and Jim Bob announced to their family and to the world that they are pregnant again. Number 20 will arrive in the spring of 2012 and they are all very excited. This week on 19 Kids And Counting the family started their 20 day European tour by visiting Scotland and Ireland. This is the family’s first time overseas.
The very popular 19 Kids And Counting is back on TLC. Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar have realized for some time that fans want to know all about one of the world’s best known families. Consequently the Duggar’s decided to ask viewers to send in questions for the family to answer. Viewers submitted them through TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting Facebook page, Twitter, the family’s website and videos.
Michelle Duggar, from the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting, appeared with her family on the Today show for their big baby announcement. Yes, the Duggar family is adding another child to their large family and they couldn’t be happier. Keep reading to find out what Michelle Duggar has to say about be pregnant at 45!