Joy-Anna Duggar on Her Miscarriage: I Miss My Baby Girl So Much!

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If you keep up with the Duggars, then you know that earlier this month, the family announced a devastating loss.

Joy-Anna, who was 20 weeks pregnant with her second child with husband Austin Forsyth, had lost her baby.

Truly Heartbreaking

As Joy and Austin explained in an Instagram post, they had gone in for an ultrasound to find out the baby's gender -- she was pregnant with a little girl.

But during the scan, it was discovered that the baby's heart was no longer beating.

In their post, they said that they'd named the baby Annabell Elise -- Annabell meaning "God has favored me" and Elise meaning "God satisfies."

They also told their followers that although the loss was so huge, "God has given us unexplainable peace and comfort during this very difficult time" because "we know that we can trust the Lord."

Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth in the Hospital

"We don't grieve as those who have no hope because we trust that we will see this little one again."

"What a precious thing to know that when our daughter opened her eyes, the first thing she saw was the face of Jesus," they added.

So sad, right?

Things got even sadder a few days later when Joy and Austin shared photos they took with their late daughter.

Saying Goodbye to Their Baby

In the pictures they posted to Instagram, you couldn't see much of the baby besides the top of her tiny, tiny head, but they were just heartbreaking to see.

They were controversial, too -- lots of people thought they shouldn't have shared something so personal.

After that, they went back to posting photos of their son, Gideon, and their family adventures, but in their most recent post, Joy decided to touch on their loss once again.

And again, it's just really, really tough to read.

Joy-Anna and Her Anchor

For the image, she shared a bible verse that read "He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds."

She wrote the same verse in the caption, along with another that says "The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit."

"Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all."

But in additional to the verses, she also wrote a little message of their own.

Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Selfie

"Our hearts are healing," Joy began.

"Yes, those days come that I miss my little girl so much. Wishing I could have met her, seen Austin love on her and Gideon play with her."

"Yet," she wrote, "God has given us so much comfort."

"People say that I am strong, but I am not."

Cradling Gideon

"It is Jesus' strength that has carried me through," she insisted. "He's given me a peace that passes all understanding and he has given me His JOY."

It's so lovely that she's able to find such comfort throughout this whole tragedy -- and whether you love or hate the Duggars, this is clearly a terrible thing for someone to go through.

We hope that she continues to heal from this, because again ... it's all just way, way too sad.

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