Joy-Anna opened up about her heartbreaking miscarriage with her husband Austin, a day they will never forget. She revealed that the moment she received the tragic news, she immediately broke down crying.
Doctor Revealed The News When The Couple Was Expecting a Gender Reveal
Joy-Anna stated that she and Austin were getting ready to go to their 20-week ultrasound to find out the gender of the baby. At first, the doctor was about to tell the couple the baby’s gender. But suddenly, she said that the baby doesn’t have a heartbeat. That time, the reality TV star wasn’t able to fully understand what the doctor was trying to tell them.
She couldn’t believe that it was really happening and the couple was devastated. Austin was busy making sure that his wife was alright. The couple knew that they would support each other and come out of the grieving period.
Counting On: Couple Lays Annabell In Peace
Austin and Joy-Anna revealed that they buried their baby out at the Fort Rock and lay her in peace with good memories. Next to her headstone, the couple planted a tree so that they could watch her grow.
They announced in March that Joy-Anna was pregnant again. After going through an unfortunate miscarriage in her first pregnancy, Joy-Anna was once again pregnant with a girl. As expected, the rainbow baby overjoyed the couple.
Austin said that they have been through a crazy journey for the past few months. However, he is glad that his wife and baby both were healthy. They welcomed little Gideon in 2018 and their little girl is due in August 2020.
Counting On: Austin and Joy-Anna’s Journey Together
Even though their friendship appeared to be purely plutonic at first, Austin and Joy-Anna Duggar started courting in November 2016. They also announced their wedding in May 2018. They share a similar family background as their families have done their upbringing following a similar set of rules.
Austin had to ask Jim Bob for his daughter’s hand in courtship. Joy-Anna later revealed that she was attracted to him long before they even started courting. The rumor has it, she was pregnant before they walked down the aisle and the entire Duggar family knew about it.
However, if it was true, they couldn’t let the news go out as it would have been a big tarnish on the family and their religious beliefs. So, according to the speculation, they always portrayed in front of the public that everything was going according to the plan. It looks like they are following the norm of having more kids. Sound off your thoughts in the comments below.