Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard Reveal Sex of First Baby

Jill and Derick Dillard are expecting their first baby next spring. (DCL courtesy of TLC)
In August, Charisma News reported Jill Duggar, now officially known as Jill Dillard, is expecting her first baby. Dillard, of course, is best known for her role on the TLC reality TV show 19 Kids and Counting.

Now, Dillard has revealed she's having a baby boy.

"I was really excited," Derick Dillard told People magazine. "As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings, it is very special."

Jill 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.

"Oh yes, there was some screaming in the room," says, Jill. "I thought all along we were having a girl. Everyone made their guesses."

Also in August, 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.

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