Josh Duggar and wife Anna welcome baby girl Meredith Grace

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
'19 Kids and Counting' Star Josh Duggar and Wife Anna Welcome a Daughter

This must come as some very welcomed news for the Duggar family!

Josh Duggar took to Twitter to announce the birth of his and wife Anna Duggar's daughter, Meredith Grace, Sunday afternoon.

PHOTOS: Josh Celebrates Wife's Birthday & Engagement Anniversary Amid Scandal

"Anna and Meredith are resting & doing well!" Josh wrote of his wife and newborn, who weighed in at 7 lbs., 14 oz., and measured 20.5 inches long.

Josh, 27, also shared a close-up of the newborn.

The baby girl is the fourth child in Duggar's brood, which also includes her big siblings Mackynzie, 5, Michael, 4, and Marcus, 2.

MORE: Timeline of Josh Duggar's Molestation Scandal

Just last week, the Duggar family posted a photo on Facebook comparing the then-overdue Anna, 27, with her sister-in-law Jessa (Duggar) Seewald's baby bump.

The baby news comes three days after TLC announced they were canceling 19 Kids and Counting, the reality show that made the Duggar family famous. Josh has been at the center of the controversy since news of his molestation scandal came to light in May.

11 PHOTOS
5/22 - Josh Duggar - molestation charges
See Gallery
Josh Duggar and wife Anna welcome baby girl Meredith Grace
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 11: Josh Duggar visits 'Extra' at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on March 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 28: Anna Duggar and Josh Duggar pose during the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort Hotel and Convention Center on February 28, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 11: Hilaria Baldwin (R) interviews Josh Duggar and his daughter during their visit with 'Extra' in Times Square on March 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 28: Josh Duggar speaks during the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort Hotel and Convention Center on February 28, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 28: Anna Duggar and Josh Duggar pose during the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort Hotel and Convention Center on February 28, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
Josh Duggar, executive director of FRC Action, speaks in favor the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
18 of the 19 members of the Duggar family pose for a photo at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Highfil, Ark. on Friday, May 9, 2008, after returning from a trip to New York where the announced that they are expecting their 18th child. This weekend, Duggar will join her husband and their 17 children to celebrate Mother's Day with brunch at a hotel in downtown Little Rock. Their youngest child, Jennifer, is 9 months old. Their oldest, Josh, is 20. The Duggar children include 10 boys and seven girls. Within the group are two sets of twins. (AP Photo/Beth Hall)
In this Aug. 2, 2007 file photo, Michelle Duggar, left, is surrounded by her children and husband Jim Bob, second from left, after the birth of her 17th child in Rogers, Ark. Michelle Duggar gave birth to her 18th child, a girl named Jordyn-Grace Makiya Duggar, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008. (AP Photo/ Beth Hall, File)
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 28: Anna Duggar and Josh Duggar pose during the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort Hotel and Convention Center on February 28, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 11: Hilaria Baldwin (R) interviews Josh Duggar and his daughter during their visit with 'Extra' in Times Square on March 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, right, puts a cheese head hat on his friend Josh Duggar during their visit to Simon's Specialty Cheese in Appleton, Wis., Monday, April 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE
SHOW CAPTION +
HIDE CAPTION

Jessa and sister Jill (Duggar) Dillard -- who is currently in Central America with her husband Derick Dillard and their son Israel on a Christian mission -- were two of the girls Josh was accused of molesting as a teenager.

Anna has stood by her man, and the family appears to be trying to move past the scandal as best they can.

Josh and Anna recently moved back to Arkansas. Learn more about their move in the video below:

Josh Duggar Moving Back to Arkansas, Hires Kate Gosselin's Bodyguard

Read Full Story

People are Reading