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Joy-Anna Duggar rushed to hospital in c-section emergency on Counting On

Joy-Anna Duggar confessional on Counting On
Joy-Anna Duggar’s birth was complicated — Pic credit: TLC

Joy-Anna Duggar became a mom back in February. She welcomed Gideon Forsyth after long hours of labor. It wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows though and it all plays out on Counting On tonight.

It has been over a year since Joy-Anna Duggar married Austin Forsyth. The two tied the knot in May 2016 and became pregnant with their first child almost immediately.

This journey was one for the books, especially given the couple’s first birthing experience.

Like several of the other women in her family, Joy-Anna Duggar wanted to try to deliver her child at home. It has been a tradition for some of her sisters and she wanted to experience what it was like.

UPDATE: The judge released Josh from prison as he awaits trial. He is to stay with third party custodians described as “close friends” of the family.  The judge granted him “unlimited contact” with his children as long as Anna is present.  He may not see any other minor child. 

Too famous to be a flight risk? That's what Josh Duggar's defense attorneys are arguing as he awaits his bail hearing, scheduled for today at 1:30 pm local time.⁠
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Reasons given for not being a flight risk include his recognizable face from his stint on 19 Kids and Counting and the fact that he knew he was under investigation since November 2019 and didn’t run away. Josh reportedly wants bail to be home with his pregnant wife, Anna. However, the judge has already noted that Josh would not be allowed minor children, which obviously conflicts with Josh's request. ⁠
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More on this developing story at our #linkinbio.⁠
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(📸: Washington Co. Sheriff's Office)⁠
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UPDATE: The judge released Josh from prison as he awaits trial. He is to stay with third party custodians described as “close friends” of the family. The judge granted him “unlimited contact” with his children as long as Anna is present. He may not see any other minor child.

Too famous to be a flight risk? That's what Josh Duggar's defense attorneys are arguing as he awaits his bail hearing, scheduled for today at 1:30 pm local time.⁠

Reasons given for not being a flight risk include his recognizable face from his stint on 19 Kids and Counting and the fact that he knew he was under investigation since November 2019 and didn’t run away. Josh reportedly wants bail to be home with his pregnant wife, Anna. However, the judge has already noted that Josh would not be allowed minor children, which obviously conflicts with Josh's request. ⁠

More on this developing story at our #linkinbio.⁠

(📸: Washington Co. Sheriff's Office)⁠
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#joshduggar #annaduggar #arrested #mugshot #19kidsandcounting #TLC #realitytv #CountingOn #Duggarfamily #jessaseewald #benseewald #explorepage #duggar #duggars #duggarfamilyfandom #duggarfandom #realitytvnews ⁠
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Unfortunately, Gideon had other plans and things could have turned out much differently.

After 20 hours of laboring at home, Joy-Anna Duggar was rushed to the hospital for an emergency c-section. They had discovered that after she was only dilated to six centimeters and Gideon was breech.

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It isn’t easy to deliver a breech baby vaginally and even if they attempted it, there could be complications that a home birth wouldn’t be equipped to handle.

Gideon Forsyth weighed in at over 10 pounds. Delivering him vaginally would have been an incredible feat, but it wasn’t meant to be.

Joy-Anna Duggar was visibly tired after giving birth to her son, something that was frequently mentioned in the photos shared after his arrival.

She isn’t the only Duggar daughter who had to have a c-section either. Jill Duggar was in similar shoes.

Unfortunately, c-sections limit the number of times you can safely carry a baby to term or at all, giving the women something to consider when deciding how many children they want.

Currently, Joy-Anna Duggar revealed she is living in a camper with her husband and son as they embark on a new journey. They purchased a house shortly after getting married but it needed plenty of work. Now, it looks like they may be flipping it and fans are happy for the couple.

Counting On airs Monday nights at 9/8c on TLC


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