Jill Duggar & Derick Dillard Photos: A True Love Timeline From Courtship to Parenthood, Twice!

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19 Kids and Counting's Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard are married - and the parents of Israel David, and second baby come July 2017!

Yep. Jill Duggar is pregnant with baby number two.

It's hard to believe how much the two have gone through in a few short years, but their relationship - and family - appear stronger than ever.

Take a look back at their true love story to date ...

1. Their First Meeting (Sort Of)!

Their First Meeting (Sort Of)!
The Arkansas natives grew up within 45 minutes of each other, but didn't meet until late 2011. Jill recalled when Derick stopped by while caroling with a church group, and not long after, "Derick contacted my dad and asked if he would be a prayer partner during his two-year term in Nepal."

2. Jim Bob Plays Matchmaker

Jim Bob Plays Matchmaker
Jim Bob Duggar took Derick under his wing indeed, and gradually started talking about his daughter Jill to him ... and him to her throughout the next year or so.

3. Their First Chat

Their First Chat
"The first time Jill and I spoke was over the phone in a brief conversation we had back in March 2013," Derick recalls. Added Jill, "Derick called my dad to give him an update and pray together and I happened to walk in the room."

4. Skype

Skype
Technology helped them get to know each other for months before Jill boarded a plane to meet him face to face - in Nepal.

5. They Meet at Last! In Nepal!

They Meet at Last! In Nepal!
Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard had never met in person before she traveled to Nepal to be with him in November 2013.

6. Welcome Home!

Welcome Home!
After 60 more days away from his beloved, Derick finally returned home from Nepal at the beginning of 2014.

7. Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents
And everyone else! Derick met the whole Duggar clan for the first time in January 2014. Must have been eye-opening!

8. Derick Gets Permission

Derick Gets Permission
In February 2014, Derick got permission from Jim Bob Duggar (seen here with wife Michelle, their other daughter Jessa Duggar and her boyfriend Ben Seewald) to marry Jill. Very traditional.

9. The Proposal

Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard recently got engaged. Here we see the lead-up to the big moment.

10. Wedding Prep

Wedding Prep
Wedding preparations are usually stressful for couples. For Jill and Derick, it was just another excuse to be together and register for some interesting items.

11. True Love

True Love
As their wedding date drew closer, so did the couple.

12. The Wedding

The Wedding
The couple exchanged vows June 21, 2014, in front of more than 1,000 witnesses at the Cross Church in Springdale, Ark.

13. Their First Kiss!

Their First Kiss!
After they exchanged vows, they also kissed for the first time. The couple proudly waited until marriage for any physical affection beyond hand-holding and side hugs.

14. Worth Another Look

Worth Another Look
That was one epic lip lock!

15. And Baby Makes 3!

And Baby Makes 3!
Two months after they exchanged vows, Jill and Derick announced she is pregnant with their first child! They didn't waste any time! Congrats!!

16. 12 Weeks Along!

12 Weeks Along!
Is she starting to show yet? Just barely, but you can expect that to change over the next 28 weeks (and most likely, Instagram photos)!

17. Going to Be a Daddy (and Mommy)

Going to Be a Daddy (and Mommy)
Safe to say Derick and Jill were pretty excited about starting a family together.

18. 41 Weeks Plus!

41 Weeks Plus!
Jill Dillard frequently updated fans on how her pregnancy was going, and that went on for awhile, as you can tell!

19. Welcome Israel!

Welcome Israel!
He's here! Israel David Dillard was born just before midnight on April 6, and arrived at a whopping 9 lbs. 10 oz.! Congratulations to the new parents!

20. Devoted Dad

Devoted Dad
Jill and Derick have encountered plenty of criticism, and a lot of it has been warranted, but you can't deny they love being parents.

21. World Traveling Family

World Traveling Family
Jill, Derick and Israel have spent much of the baby's young life in El Salvador as missionaries. Will they return there as their family continues to grow?

22. Health Concerns

Health Concerns
Derick's changing appearance and risks of the Zika virus were frequent topics of discussion ever since the family moved abroad.

23. Pregnancy Rumors Swirl

Pregnancy Rumors Swirl
Granted, married Duggars never waste time, but pregnancy rumors swirled around Jill even more so than you'd expect, especially lately. And with good reason, it turned out!

24. It's a Christmas Miracle!

It's a Christmas Miracle!
Okay, maybe not a miracle, other than the fact that they kept it hidden so long, but ...

25. 2 & Counting!

2 & Counting!
Jill's officially pregnant again! They're having a second baby in summer 2017. Congrats!

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