John David and Abbie Duggar Reveal the Gender of Their First Baby

See the Counting On couple share the big news!

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The good news keeps on coming! Just a few weeks ago newlyweds John David and Abbie Duggar announced they were expecting their first child, and now they're thrilled to share they are having girl!

The couple learned the gender of the baby together, and brought John's twin sister Jana in on the secret so they could plan a surprise party for the whole family. They chose a "flight" theme with classic airplane snacks like peanuts and pretzels, and had guests take a boarding pass with a special flight number—one number for girl, and one number for boy!

For the big reveal, brother Jeremiah flew a plane overhead that revealed the winning flight number in giant vinyl letters, while confetti cannons on the ground sprayed pink streamers. Love is in the air indeed!

Photo by: TLC


Congratulations to their growing family! See the next chapter of their journey when Counting On returns to TLC this October, and visit or download the TLC GO app to catch up on full episodes.

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