Last month, Joy-Anna Duggar delighted fans by announcing she is pregnant with her third child,
Joey promised to update fans as his exciting journey continues, and earlier this week, he delivered on that promise.
The 25-year-old revealed that she did an ultra-sound and got to see an image of her baby for the first time.
Unfortunately, that exciting announcement was overshadowed by some potentially worrying news.
“I want to see the baby. It’s exhilarating. Everything looks great. Baby was kicking and waving hands and all that stuff,” Joy-Anna told fans in a video that appeared on the YouTube channel over the weekend. informed.
,[I’m] A little emotional, because I knew I tested positive for GHFR, but they looked at the records and they were looking closely and I don’t know all the medical conditions, but instead of having one strand, I have two , “He continued. ,
Joy explained that she will have to take some precautions going forward, but it seems there is no cause for immediate concern.
“It puts me at higher risk for blood clots and so I now have to start doing daily shots which is kind of crazy because my best friend has to do this even in pregnancy,” she explained, adding that “Blood thinners, have to take too many vitamins”
“I’m going to visit the high-risk doctor… next appointment, but it’s all a huge surprise,” Joy continued.
“Thankfully the baby is still healthy.”
Joy also told fans that she took a blood test to determine the sex of the baby, but she wouldn’t get results for “a few weeks.”
On Instagram, Joy posted the first “bump selfie” of her new pregnancy and explained that she can’t believe how fast time is moving.
“My mom always told me that time goes by faster the bigger it goes… So, I shouldn’t be shocked, but every time I look back for a month, a week, or even a day So I can’t believe how fast time flies,” she captioned the photo.
“Can’t believe it’s been 4 weeks since we found out about this baby!”
In general, it’s a very exciting time for Joy and her growing family.
Before your latest pregnancy post, Joy shared a video In which their two children can be seen dancing around the huge house bought by Joy and her husband Austin Forsyth last year.
In her most recent update, Joy revealed that she will soon be left alone for a week, as Austin heads to Colorado for her annual elk hunting excursion.
Caring for two young children alone when you learned of complications in your current pregnancy?
Yes, that’s a lot — but luckily, the Duggar ladies are used to doing all the work!