Jessa (Duggar) Seewald and husband Ben welcome first child

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Jessa (Duggar) Seewald Welcomes First Child With Husband Ben


The newest Duggar baby has finally arrived!

After diligently counting down to her Nov. 1 due date, Jessa (Duggar) Seewald welcomed her first child with husband Ben Seewald four days past her due date. On Nov, 5, the Seewalds welcomed their first child, a baby boy, People reports.

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Throughout her pregnancy, Jessa posted nearly weekly updates on her growing baby bump as well as ultrasounds on Instagram. In September, she even shared a video of her very active baby. "So weird and yet amazing to see my baby move like this!" she wrote.

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The new parents kept mum on the baby's gender during Jessa's pregnancy, but they couldn't be more excited to welcome their baby boy into the world.

Not only have the Seewalds been busy getting ready for the newborn, but they were also filming the journey for a new TLC special. "It's gonna be great," Jessa said at the Southern Women's Show in Orlando on Sept. 28.

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Jessa (Duggar) Seewald and husband Ben welcome first child
So in love with our little man! 😍#BabySeewald Born on 11.05.15 9lbs. 11oz. 21 in.
Every time I look into this precious little face, I can't believe he's really mine! I feel blessed beyond measure! 😍 So in love! #BabySeewald (P.S. Still haven't settled on his middle name! 😊 Looking forward to sharing with y'all as soon as we decide! ❀️) @ben_seewald
34 weeks 2 days! πŸ˜ƒ
39 weeks 4 days! Feeling as big as a barn, and soooo ready to meet my baby! 😊 #BabySeewald
Special thanks to the talented @brittonfelber & @ezellon for taking our wedding pictures! So happy we have these special memories documented to look back on! 😍
Havin' a great time with friends tonight at the Razorback game! πŸ—
Throwback to our very first date-- 2 years ago, today! 😍😍 September 11th, 2013 #MarketplaceGrill with @ben_seewald ❀️ Love you more today than ever before! 😘
Congratulations Ben & Jessa on your pregnancy! It was so fun to have all 3 of us pregnant together!!!
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First (and probably the only) snow day of our Arkansas winter! πŸ˜ƒTime for some sledding with my man! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ @ben_seewald
Blessed beyond measure... ❀️ So happy to be sharing our first Valentine's Day together married! @ben_seewald
Loading up in the car after church, and Ben is on the phone with his Pops: "We have 4 of your kids in our car!" Gotta make sure everyone is accounted for! ❀️ So glad to have Ben's family up for a visit this weekend! @seewaldfamily
#StadiumSelfie #WPS πŸ—#GoRazorbacks! --with @ben_seewald ❀️
Trying on hats with my cowboy! 😘😍 @ben_seewald
Just uploaded pictures to Facebook of Ben and I with our wedding party! Check them out! www.facebook.com/JessaSeewald
Wonderful evening with my Love, celebrating Asa Hutchinson's governor inauguration!
Tomorrow marks 7 weeks of marriage to this amazing man! So excited to be sharing our first Christmas together married! @ben_seewald, I love you today more than ever! #ElizabethZellonPhotography
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 11: (L-R) Jessa Duggar, Jinger Duggar, Jill Duggar, and Jana Duggar visit '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)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 11: The Duggar family 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)
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)
FILE - 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. No. 19 caught Michelle Duggar by surprise. The 42-year-old mom of 18 noticed that she wasn't losing weight, even though she and husband Jim Bob were on Weight Watchers, and her youngest child, 8-month-old Jordyn-Grace, was fussing while nursing. In the past, she found a fussy infant meant a change in breast milk that came with pregnancy. (AP Photo/ Beth Hall, File)
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Between all their prep work and Jessa's experience growing up in a very large family, the new parents are well prepared for the changes and challenges ahead.

PHOTOS: Jessa's Pregnancy Album

"I know it's going to change our lives dramatically," she told attendees at the same event about what life will be like with a child. "It's going to be huge. [Ben and I] were just talking logistics of travel. Right now, we packed all of our stuff in a little suitcase for this weekend trip, and I was like, man, when you have a baby! Our friends have been warning us, 'You're going to have car seats and strollers and a huge bag for all the baby stuff -- diapers, and whatever, extra change of clothes in case something happens.'"

This is the sixth grandchild for Michelle and Bob Duggar, who rose to fame with their TLC reality show, the since-cancelled 19 Kids and Counting. The two are already grandparents to son Josh Duggar's four children with wife Anna -- Mackynzie Renee, Michael James, Marcus Anthony and Meredith Grace -- and daughter Jessa (Duggar) Dillard's son with husband Derick, Israel David.

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