The Duggar Family Meets Baby #19 ... on Video

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Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have a lot of kids.

The newest one, born three months premature December 10, and weighing just 1 lb., 6 oz., is still in intensive care at Arkansas Children's Hospital, for now.

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However, the hospital does not allow underage visitors, of which the Duggars have many, so every evening the siblings gather to watch the baby on video.

Jim Bob records videos of Josie Brooklyn on his iPhone from inside her incubator and the family feels like they're right there with the 19th Duggar child.

"Jim Bob is getting all these good video clips each day," says Michelle Duggar, who takes shifts with Jim Bob. "The other kids get the daily Josie update."

We can't wait for an updated Duggar family photo.

Oldest son Josh, 21 and his wife, Anna,  also 21, have come to Little Rock to visit with their 3-month-old daughter (a.k.a. the first Grand-Duggar), Mackynzie.

Josh and all of his younger siblings - Jana, John David, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy-Anna, Jedidiah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johanna, Jennifer and Jordyn-Grace – can't wait to meet their baby sister in person.

The siblings visited Josie after her birth, but the premature baby (who is still hanging in there) was soon rushed to Arkansas Children's Hospital and its ICU.

The kids are settling into a rented home in Little Rock and are exploring the city with field trips their parents organize in between their homeschooling work.

"We are still involved in our other children's lives," says Jim Bob. "I take the kids to do things that are fun and educational, like touring the USS Razorback."

Josie's first Christmas will be featured on TLC's 19 Kids and Counting Tuesday.

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Janyce

I enjoy the Dugger's so much. So much love for all to see and best of all God is their number one. Big family's are the best. The girls are so beautiful and the boys are handsome. The little one are just as active as mine were as children and as my grandchildren are now. They have morals~ now in this day and time you don't see it any more.. I can't wait to see more shows and one day I would love to meet this family..
Janyce In Texas

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I dont know why peaple can be so rude. I think the Duggers are doing a wonderful job with there children and i think that they ae wonderful people they are the type of people that i would love to have as friends, I pray that baby josie has a long and wonderful life i pray for the family and as long as they keep the lord with them they will over come anything. i wish i could have more kids my self. And i think that if people are that rude over this they are just jelious that they cant do it ,eather that or they just dont like kids which is sad cause kids are the most presious thing that there can be. i pray that every goes great for all of you duggers. i love the show and watch it every time it is on. God Bless and Take Care

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i love to watch the duggers .i hope for the best in them and there children may god be with them in life . i hope to see many more tv shows on them they make me smile when i watch there show. may god be with there newest 1 and get her strong so we can see how pretty she will be like the other kids. god bless. keri kohler in georgia

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I don't understand why people call them weird or disgusting for what they are doing. I think that the word you are looking for is unusual. Yes its not everyday you see a family of that size, but if they are able to take care of them all then I don't see any problem in it. & they all seem pretty happy to me, so why are you so upset.

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Praying for the new baby take care and always put god first in your lifes which i know you all do god bless

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You are a very hateful person How many children people have does not affect you I 4 children and 4 grandchildren and I cant wait for more. Dugger family is a great family and very caring and loving and thats what is neat about a big family, the more you have the more love you have around!!!!!!

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Disgusting. Can't they use a condom? How can they take good care of their children? They're 18 of them and 2 parents!! Just disgusting.

Janyce

Another thing why would you even care how many children they choose to have if it did not affect you Just Me. I don't uderstand why you would need to tell people to stop having children.. How does the amount of children the Duggers have affect you?
Janyce

Janyce

I am so happy to know with God's grace Baby Josie is doing ok. I love watching the show. If I could have done it I to would have this many children. Family's in the past have had this many children also people just never knew about it. But I know of my family that had 15.. It is wonderful. You see and feel the love in these Family's. God is always with the Duggers.
Janyce In Texas

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I don't see anything to swear about here! The Duggars take very good care of their children and lots of people think kids are better off without TV. We would probably all get a lot more done without. I cringe at some of the things I see just on commercials. I think it is a good idea to give the older kids the reassurance of seeing their tiny sister growing and getting healthier ever day. Her doctors are saying she will probably do OK now so they are releasing news to the public.

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