Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar got a huge surprise while watching a live baseball game with their church. As Jed Duggar and his wife, Katey, revealed on YouTube, they choose a very special way to tell their family that they are expecting their first child.
Katey and Jed became husband and wife earlier this year on April 3. The couple also used YouTube to share video footage from the day of their wedding earlier this summer.
Jed and Katey Announce They Are Pregnant With Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar’s 23rd Grandchild
In a statement issued on the Duggar website, Jim Bob and Michelle revealed how excited they were to welcome Katey into the family. “We are overjoyed about adding another daughter-in-love to our family! Jedidiah and Katey were married on April 3, in a gorgeous outdoor ceremony in Arkansas,” they wrote.
“Jed and Katey have enjoyed a quiet, low-key relationship that has allowed them to prepare for a beautiful life together. Congratulations to this wonderful couple! We are excited to see how their story continues to unfold in the future. We are so pleased with the man Jed has become, and we are absolutely delighted that Katey has joined the family!”
Now Jim Bob and Michelle are celebrating the new grandbaby Jed and Katey are bringing into the world. At the start of the video they shared on YouTube, Katey and Jed are sitting in their car after stopping at a local Walmart to purchase a pregnancy test after leaving a church service.
Katey Duggar revealed they decided to take a test after she started feeling “funny” for weeks. And as it turns out it was positive.
And as the video shows, the two youngsters couldn’t be more excited about starting their family. “It was the most amazing news,” Jed said, as Katey revealed he started tearing up. “We thanked the Lord for of all because he answered our prayers. And his timing is perfect.”
Later in the video, Jed and Katey shared the secret pregnancy announcement photos they took of themselves. On the letter board they were holding, it read, “She tested positive but not for COVID. Baby Duggar Spring ’22.”
Another message read, “And then there were 3.” Then they explained how they planned on telling their families the big news.
The announcement at the game occurred during the third inning. And after every figured out what was happening, both families were so excited them!
“What a day,” Jed said. “It’s kind of so surreal.”
Sara Vallone has been a writer and editor for the last four and a half years. A graduate of Ohio University, she enjoys celebrity news, sports, and articles that enhance people’s lives.
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