Duggar Family Tweets Pic of Miscarried Fetus

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The Duggar Family, grieving from the loss of what would've been their 20th child, not only named the miscarried baby (a girl, Jubilee), they held a memorial service for her and took photos of the corpse, one of which made it onto Twitter.

It's unclear which family member or friend posted it online, but the Duggars weren't trying to keep it private. An artistic picture of the fetus, due in April, was distributed it at the memorial Wednesday. We have not posted it here for obvious reasons.

The Duggar Family Photo

Michelle Duggar, who has given birth 19 times, and suffered severe medical issues with her youngest, Josie-Brooklyn (now 2), announced the miscarriage last week.

Because it was during the second trimester, the little girl's body was partially formed, and therefore had to be delivered, allowing the family to take photos afterward.

Alongside the image of the fetus, the Duggar family wrote the following message: "There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world."

Say what you will about them, the family marches to the beat of their own drum.

What do you think of the Duggars' way of honoring their unborn baby?

 

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They didn't put a picture of the "fetus" they showed the bottom of the baby's foot like a footprint to go with the quote. It was done tastefully.

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My deepest sympathy to you and your family at this heartbreaking time. The loss of a child is devastating - I don't care how many children you have. Each one is a blessing from God and I know you are extremely proud of each of your blessings. I have always enjoyed your TV show and the opportunity it gives me to meet such God-fearing, fun-loving, talented and responsible human beings. My prayers are with you all.

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Giselle I understand your anger. When I was working thru my loss everytime I heard the Duggar name I would get so angry. Here I am with no baby and here she is with number 17,18 and 19... WHY??? My sister has POS and can not have children. She has chosen to adopt and my nephew has brought her and her husband great joy. Everyone is different thou. I carry the guilt of being able to have a child. Miracles sometimes do happen. I know people with PCOS who were told they will never have children. And they have been blessed. I hope one day your hurt and anger while be not as painful.

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I am sorry for the loss. I lost my son when I was 7 months pregnant. It was the hardest thing I have every gone thru. At the begining I would show his picture to anyone who wanted to see. For me it was to validate his short life. I did not post it anywhere as society has a very hard time understanding a families grief when losing a child who never took a breath of air. Even if you have 19 children it is still painful. But you have to ask. You have 19 beautiful children. Is it worth possible risking your own life for another child and leave the other 19 with out a mother...

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@giselle some people decide to keep those photo's private, some people decide not to take out pictures but some people also wants a remembrance of the kid they lost. And I think that by taking out pictures it keeps the remembrance of the baby alive. People have lost children at different ages. No matter what age the child was when he/she died the mother suffers the most because she carried the child. And part of taking away the pain is REMEMBRANCE. By just looking at a picture it brings closure even for a little while. And what exactly is the job of a big brother/sister to look and care for their younger siblings. The Duggars all look after the kids. Its a family thing. And I've watched that series and I say that they all chip in to help each other.

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FEEL BAD FOR HER AND DNT TAKE BACK WAT I SED. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO EXPRESS HOW I FEEL AND IDC WHO I PISSED OFF. @FAITH I APPRECIATE YOU UNDERSTANDING HOW I FEEL AND WITH TIME I MIGHT GO AWAY BUT NOT ANYTIME SOON.

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NEPHEWS THAT I ADORE AND SPOIL LIKE THEY WERE MY OWN. I LOST MY DAUGHTER IN 7 MONTHS OF PREGNANCY ND IT NEVER EVEN CROSSED MY MIND TO POST THE PICTURES ON FACEBOOK, TWEETER, ETC. THOSE ARE PRIVATE THINGS THAT WILL STAY PRIVATE FOREVER. AND I KNOW SHE DOESNT TAKE CARE OF ALL HER CHILDREN BCUZ I WATCHED HER SHOW ND SAW THAT HER OLDER KIDS TAKE CARE OF THE OTHER ONES!!!! JST BCUZ U CAN AFFORD TO GIVE UR CHILDREN WHATEVER THEY WANT DOESNT MEAN YOUR GIVING THEM ALL THE LOVE THEY NEED AND DESERVE SO I STILL DNT

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I HAVE My REASONs FOR Being such a bitch.. I CNT HAVE KIDS BCUZ I HAVE SEVERE PCOS. I CURSE AND GET NASTY ON HERE BCUZ ITS A SITE THERE ARE NO CHILDREN PRESENT (TO THE IDIOT THAT ASSUMED I CURSE AROUND CHILDREN). SHE DOESNT NEED MONEY FROM THE STATE BCUZ SHE DECIDED TO PUT HER LIFE AND BUSINESS ON TV!!!! A WOMAN THAT WAS REALLY GRIEVING HER CHILD WOULD NEVER PUT HER DEAD CHILD PICTURES ON TWEETER!!!!! SHE DID IT FOR PUBLICITY!!! WHICH SHOWS ME SHE IS NOT GRIEVING!!!!!!! I HAVE A STEPSON AND 2 BEAUTIFUL

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@Carter I am sorry for the loss of your first child. Unfortunately, some doctors do not know exactly what to do. Every woman is different but between 12-13 weeks of pregnancy a baby can be recovered for a burial. Most hospitals have a RTS bereavement specialist that facilitates a doctor to help recover your baby. Not everyone welcomes our services and we completely understand. I have assisted with D&C retreivals as well. I lost my first child at 26 weeks but had almost 2 glorious days with him. I then had 2 more miscarriages. I did take pictures, but felt they were a private matter. I can't fault Michelle for posting a picture of her baby. All families do things differently.

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There is nothing wrong with a family taking pictures of their child, dead or alive. I'm sure if they could, they would have rather taken pictures of their living baby in April, but they couldn't, so deal with it. I have a stillborn daughter, she weighed 3.5kg when she was born without a heartbeat. And we took pictures. There is nothing wrong with that, just with the people who don't get it.

The Duggar Family Quotes

When you've missed [sex] for seven days, you look forward to it even more! - Michelle Duggar

Be available. Anyone can fix him lunch, but only one person can meet that physical need of love that he has, and you always need to be available when he calls. - Michelle Duggar

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