Joseph and Kendra Duggar Debut on Instagram, Share Unexpected Baby Photo

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If you can't beat them, Joseph and Kendra Duggar figure that the saying really does apply:

They might as well join them.

Joseph and Kendra Duggar and Son

A couple months after a photo of Joseph and Kendra's son leaked online, the young couple has decided to control its own narrative by opening up an Instagram account...

... and sharing their very own photo of eight-month old Garrett. 

“We finally decided to get social media! Still trying figure out how it works,” the couple wrote as a caption to the adorable snapshot below, adding:

“Looking forward to keeping y’all updated on our little family.”

For the record, it's a joint account, shared by both husband and wife.

Garrett Duggar

Little Garrett (who is just SO gosh darn cute, starting up at us while dressed in his blue onesie here) was born to Kendra and Joseph last June.

Most members of the Duggars pretty quickly jump online to share a video and/or many images of their newborn sons or daughter, but Kendra and Joseph decided against those moves for whatever reason.

But they did seem pretty psyched about the addition, who arrived so soon after these two got married that a few questions were raised.

The main one being:

Did Kendra get pregnant before the wedding?!?

Kendra Duggar and Joe Duggar

Anyway, though.

Back to Kendra and Joseph's reaction to Garrett entering the world last summer.

“No matter how many times we’ve experienced the joy of babies born in our families, there’s nothing comparable to the joy in our hearts today!" they told Us Weekly, adding at the time:

"Children truly are a gift from God. We are so thankful for his safe arrival and this new journey as parents.” 

We'll never know, of course, whether Joseph and Kendra violated the most sacred Duggar courting rule of all and had intercourse before becoming husband and wife...

... but we aren't about to judge them for it, either.

Joe, Kendra Duggar Photo

Most of Joseph's brothers and sisters, meanwhile, opened an Instagram account as soon as they started courting.

We don't know what took this pair so long to do so, but we're psyched to see all the precious images of Garrett likely to come.

A mere 15 hours after the couple joined this service, they already gobbled up 135,000 followers.

That said, they have a looooooong way to go until they're the most popular social media members within the Duggar universe. Just consider:

Jessa Seewald has a whopping two million followers, while her sister Jill has 1.6 million and Jinger has around one million.

Joseph, Kendra and Garrett Duggar

Strangers on the Internet are clearly pumped that Joseph and Kendra have now joined the fray.

"Garrett is so adorable!! Can’t wait to see updates on your little family!” said one fan, while another wrote:

“Welcome! I love following the Duggar family! You guys inspire me so much!"

And then there was this from Joy-Anna: "Welcome, Joe, Kendra, & Garrett!"

And this from John-David: "Welcome to Instagram Joe and Kendra!"

For a look back at Joseph and Kendra's wedding, click below!

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