Joy-Anna Duggar Gives Birth to Baby Boy With Husband Austin Forsyth

Counting On couple are now parents to first child

By Samantha Schnurr Feb 26, 2018 3:47 PMTags
Joy-Anna Duggar, Baby Gideon, Son, TLC/Counting On

There's another little one in the Duggar family!

Joy-Anna Duggar gave birth to her first chid with husband Austin Forsyth, TLC confirmed to E! News. The husband and wife, who tied the knot back in May 2017 after a three-month courtship, welcomed a son named Gideon Martyn Forsyth on Feb. 23, the new mom and dad announced on the family's website. Baby Gideon weighed in at 10 pounds, 3 ounces and 22 inches long.

"Joy and Gideon are doing very well and we are just in love with this new little addition!!" the couple wrote on the family's website. 

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The 20-year-old first-time mom announced the news she was expecting through a video shared online in August 2017. "Austin and I are SO thankful to announce that we are parents!! Even before we were married we prayed that God would give us children and we are so blessed that he has given us this baby!" the couple penned on social media at the time. 

While they headed down the aisle shortly after beginning their courtship, the two had known each other for more than a decade prior. After tying the knot, the new husband and wife jetted off to Switzerland for their honeymoon. 

Now, they're embarking on the newest chapter of their life together: parenthood! Congratulations to the new mom and dad!

People was first to report the baby news. 

Season 7 of Counting On premieres Monday night at 9/8c.