Jill Duggar, Derick Dillard: '19 Kids and Counting' Couple Welcomes Israel David Dillard

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Jill Duggar has given birth to 'Baby Dilly.' She and hubby Derick Dillard of 19 Kids and Counting fame welcomed Israel David Dillard into the world on Monday, April 6th. It was almost April 7th, however. Israel was born at 11:49 PM.

Weighing in at nine pounds and 10 ounces, Jill Duggar gave birth to one big baby boy.

Israel David Dillard (Will he forever be known as 'Baby Dilly,' however?) is the fourth grandchild for 19 Kids and Counting patriarch and matriarch Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar. Michelle Duggar had plans to be present with Jill when the baby was born.

As of earlier in the day on Monday, official sites pertaining to Jill Duggar or the 19 Kids and Counting family were posting that 'Baby Dilly' hadn't yet arrived.

Today, the family's official Facebook page shares the exciting news.

We are so thankful for a healthy Mom and baby! Love this sweet baby Israel! We are happy grandparents and we promise more pictures soon!

Posted by Duggar Family Official on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Congratulations and prayers of thanksgiving are no doubt being shared by people around the world on the birth of Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard's healthy baby boy. Surely no one is more grateful, however, than the proud mom and dad.

Surely more details about Jill Duggar and her birth experience will emerge as the day goes on.

Kimberly Ripley

Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A wife, mom of five and ‘Nana’ to Lilly and Aiden, she loves cooking for her big family and watching HGTV in her spare time. Kim is guilty of starting way more home design projects than she can finish. Visit her at Twitter and Facebook.