Jill Duggar Expecting 1st Baby (of How Many?)

Jill and Derick Dillard
Jill and Derick Dillard are expecting their first baby next spring. (DCL courtesy of TLC)

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Jill Duggar, now officially known as Jill Dillard, is happily married—and expecting her first baby. Dillard, of course, is best known for her role on the TLC reality TV show 19 Kids and Counting.

"We're having a baby!" she told People magazine. "We're so excited."

Jill Dillard is 23, and her husband, Derick, is 25. They got married on June 21, People reports, sharing their first kiss in front of more than 1,000 family and friends.

TLC plans to feature the wedding on 19 Kids and Counting during the season debut on Sept. 2, People reports.

"About 30 days after Jill and Derick got married they gathered everyone in the living room and shared the news," Jim Bob Duggar, 49, told People. "Everyone was clapping and cheering, and we were in shock, too."

Earlier this week Charisma News reported that Jill's sister, Jessa, is getting married. She is engaged to marry Ben Seewald. Seewald and Duggar have been courting for 11 months.

"We are so blessed to be engaged!" the couple said in a statement. "God has written an amazing story through our courtship, and another chapter has just begun! We are thrilled to see what the future holds—especially the wedding bells!"

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