Jessa Duggar Reveals Adoption Plans!

by at .

As we learned from a recently released preview, tonight's episode of Jill and Jessa: Counting On features a scene in which the Duggars visit an orphanage in El Salvador.

At first, many fans theorized that the scene was an indication that Jill and Derick would be adopting their next child.

But now, a different Duggar daughter has revealed that she's seriously considering expanding her family through adoption:

"We have many friends who have walked this road, so we have seen firsthand the amazing power of adoption," Jessa tells Us Weekly in a new interview.

"There are so many kids out there who are longing for the love of a family, and we feel strongly about opening our hearts and our home to welcome them in."

Jessa has talked about adoption in the past, revealing that she and husband Ben Seewald would "would love to adopt many kids."

While Jessa says she's excited about the prospect of welcoming a new Duggar, she was careful to note that she and Ben are currently focused on raising baby Spurgeon, and have no immediate plans to give him any brothers or sisters.

"We don’t know what the future holds, but as the Bible says, 'Man plans his way, and God directs his steps,'" Jessa says.

"So we want to move forward with paperwork and a home study, and just be ready for however God opens those doors."

Will she try to outdo her famously fertile folks in the offspring department?

Don't count on it.

"It’s not really about any specific number, but cherishing and loving the ones God brings to us - whether that be just one, or whether it be more, we’ll be grateful."

Watch Jill & Jessa: Counting On online to get caught up in time for tonight's trip to the orphanage.

(Which may well end with a surprise adoption.)

Show Comments
Tags: , , , ,