Joseph and Kendra Duggar Gender Reveal: They're Having A...

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Joseph and Kendra Duggar have some very exciting news to share.

Already having confirmed they're expecting their first baby this year, the TLC star found a unique way over the weekend to announce the gender of this baby.

Joseph and Kendra Duggar Picture

Yes, the soon-to-be parents have revealed whether they're having a boy or a girl. Were they feeling blue at the time?

Or pretty in pink?

This young Duggar couple made the reveal in an especially fun manner, as first reported by Us Weekly.

You see, Joseph’s brother, John David Duggar, is an Arkansas constable and part-time officer with the Tontitown Police Department.

This will soon become relevant, don't worry. We're not just bragging on his behalf.

Kendra Caldwell, Joe Duggar Wedding Photo

Using his law enforcement connections, John David organized a gender reveal unlike any we've seen before.

Using tannerite mixed with a certain color powder, it burst into the air once the explosive was detonated.

(Do not try this at home, people. Make sure you have a professional standing by at all times.)

So... the Duggar family stood approximately 20 yards behind John David - who has undergone extensive firearm safety and weapons training.

John David shot a bullet 200 yards into the substance, which is commonly used in target practice.

gender pic

Blue powder subsequently burst into the air.

You know what this means, right? Yup, a bundle of baby boy joy is on the way for Kendra and Joseph!

“Wow! We are so happy to learn that our firstborn is a boy!” the couple told Us Weekly, adding via statement:

“Our minds are already racing toward all the future memories to be made with this little guy!

"Most of all, we are already asking God to bless him and help us grow him into a loving and faithful follower of Christ!”

Joseph and Kendra Duggar Announcement

Along with the cute picture below, Kendra and Joseph were equally psyched when sharing news of the former expecting back in December.

This is what they said at the time:

“During this season that we are celebrating the birth of Christ, we are so excited to share with you that we are expecting the gift of a child ourselves!"

"Wow, it’s so exciting!!! We’ve both always loved children and seen them as a real blessing from God."

"It’s so surreal to think of being parents and having our own little one. We cannot wait to see this new baby!”

Joe, Kendra Duggar

Joseph is only 22 years old and Kendra is only 19 years old. Even by Duggar standards, they are pretty young to become parents.

But this is how members of the large family roll as anyone who has chronicled their controversial lives on television knows very well.

The two have known each other for a very long time, at least, having met in church way back when they were children.

Joseph popped the big question to Kendra at sister Joy-Anna's wedding last May and then they got married in September.

The wedding took place at the First Baptist Church in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Kendra Caldwell Wedding Dress

Making the event extra special?

They were married by Kendra's dad, who is a pastor.

Speaking of Joy-Anna, meanwhile, she is also pregnant, and expected to welcome her first child any week now.

Based on her due date and her baby bump and rumors flying around the Internet, however, this pregnancy comes equipped with a built-in scandal:

Did she and Austin Forsyth have sex before marriage, make a child and then have a shotgun wedding?

No, at least the shotgun wedding part.

She's at least eight months pregnant now, so there's no way they moved the wedding up from October to May as a result of premarital sex.

Still, the shocking chatter refuses to die, in part because of the couple's own admissions that they broke the courtship rules.

And in part because fans are insane.

Either way, we send our best wishes to Joy-Anna and to Kendra for happy, healthy pregnancies and babies.

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Duggar Family Quotes

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

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 on saying yes (yes, and more yes) to sex