We're so happy we could cry!
Mere months after suffering from one of the most personal tragedies one can suffer from, Lauren Duggar joined husband Josiah is making a very special and unexpected announcement:
With the couple's first child!
The reality stars shocked fans - in the best way! - with this confirmation on Monday, May 20.
Scroll down to see how they did it, what they said ... and to help us celebrate along with Josiah and Lauren.
The Huge Reveal
Josiah and Lauren Duggar used this photo to share some amazing news: They are expecting a child!
Rainbow After the Storm
How perfect is this? Lauren and Josiah held up this sign as a way to give thanks for being pregnant mere months after Lauren suffered a miscarriage.
Yup. A "rainbow baby" is the name given to the first child a couple conceives after it suffers a miscarriage.
Lauren Suffered a Miscarriage in October 2018
She and Josh broke this sad news to fans in a video meant to promote the new season of TLC's Counting On, which returned to the air in February.
The Sad Reveal
"A couple months ago, we found out that we were expecting, but suddenly thereafter, we lost our baby,” Swanson explained in this clip, while her husband added: "It really was a hard time for our family going through this right after we got married. And all the dreams of getting to see our little one and hold it in our hands dashed before our eyes."
A Few More Details
"I wasn't feeling well," Lauren said of how she was preparing for a trip to a friend's weekend when the miscarriage happened. "I was cramping really, really bad, which was quite strange because I normally don't. I was thinking I had something with gluten in it."