Jessa Duggar Seewald and her labor and delivery are highlighted in Sunday’s upcoming episode of Jill & Jessa: Counting On. The former 19 Kids and Counting star used a rather unique method to kick her labor into high gear. Once it was determined Jessa Duggar was in labor, the 23-year-old speed-walked to keep labor active and urge their baby along.
— People magazine (@people) December 24, 2015
Entertainment Tonight reports the method involved many of Jessa’s family members, too.
“If you’re going to try to have a baby, just do it,” Jessa says in a preview clip of Sunday’s show that was provided to ET. “I mean, don’t mosey on down the trail at a snail’s pace! Power walk it. Walk the baby out!”
Surrounded by some of her family members, Jessa Duggar Seewald power-walked–and then she power-walked some more. When she finally returned home, it was time to deliver her baby boy.
Jessa Duggar Seewald and hubby Ben Seewald welcomed Spurgeon Elliot Seewald on November 5–one day after Jessa’s birthday, and four days after her November 1 due date. Spurgeon weighed in at an impressive nine pounds, 11 ounces, and he measured 21 1/4 inches in length. As fans will see on Jill & Jessa: Counting On, Jessa Duggar was transported to the hospital by ambulance following Spurgeon’s birth. Mom Michelle Duggar called 911, and told the dispatcher Jessa was bleeding excessively after delivering her baby.
— Us Weekly (@usweekly) December 21, 2015
Have you been following Jill and Jessa Duggar in Jill & Jessa: Counting On? The show is rumored to be TLC’s way of bringing the Duggar family–recently shamed by eldest son Josh Duggar–back to viewers without featuring the man who caused the cancellation of 19 Kids and Counting. Josh Duggar sexually molested five underage girls when he was a teenager. Jill and Jessa Duggar admitted to being–and sisters Jinger and Jana Duggar were purportedly among–his victims. This summer, following the cancellation of 19 Kids and Counting, Josh Duggar was outed during the Ashley Madison website hack. It was determined he had two accounts on the cheater’s website. He then admitted to wife Anna Duggar he had cheated on her. He also admitted to an addiction to pornography. A porn star has filed a lawsuit against Josh Duggar, claiming he was violent during sex.
Fans can see Jessa Duggar Seewald’s labor and birth story–and her penchant for power-walking–on Sunday night’s episode of Jill & Jessa: Counting On. It airs on TLC at 9 p.m. ET.
Jill Duggar's family hunts for baby shoes in Central America on 'Jill & Jessa: Counting On' — watch! https://t.co/rmSrOk37kn
— Us Weekly (@usweekly) December 26, 2015
Will you be tuning in?