Jessa Duggar on Pregnancy: Jill is the Expert!

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The pregnant Jessa Duggar doesn't have to go far for advice when it comes to carrying her first child - or children - with her husband Ben Seewald.

The 19 Kids and Counting star's sister Jill Dillard (formerly Jill Duggar), is not only a student midwife, but has just become a parent for the first time.

Jill, 23, "has all the knowledge and training," Jessa, 22, says.

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After welcoming her first son Israel David with husband Derick, 26, on April 6 after a 70-hour labor, Jill certainly has a wealth of information to pass on.

"I am not comparing, not worrying about what could happen, just getting prepared," says Jessa, the third Duggar daughter after Jill and Jana Duggar.

"Every birth story is unique," she tells People.

"We think we want to go with a midwife and we want to have a home birth, but I just want to be prepared that not everything may go as planned."

Jill certainly taught her that lesson, big time. Jessa says she's going to "try not to get too worried about it" even as she plans for a range of possibilities.

Now into her second trimester, the mom-to-be - who may or may not be expecting twins with Ben Seewald - is grateful morning sickness has waned.

"I thought I'd crave pickles and lemons because my mother did, but I couldn’t stand them. And one day I suddenly couldn't do dairy," says Jessa.

"I would sit and bed and eat crackers, hoping the nausea would pass," she adds, tough fortunately, Ben was there, "waiting on me hand and foot."

Those Duggars pick good ones.

To relive Jessa's road to the altar, and Jill's road to parenthood, follow the link to watch 19 Kids and Counting online. Then tune in to TLC May 5.

We'll go behind the scenes of Israel's birth on that night's episode, Much like Jessa's wedding special followed Jill's, she can expect a similar installment!

As for Jana? Poor Jana.

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