Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are expecting their 19th child! In addition to this not so surprising news, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar will be first time grandparents, as their son, Josh and his wife, Anna, await the arrival of their own own daughter, Mackynzie Renee, due on October 18, 2009. Read more about the Baby Number 19 news of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar below.

Jim Bob Michelle Duggar

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are said to be absolutely “thrilled” with the news that they are expecting again.

The couple, whose children range in age between eight months and 21 years, have 10 boys and eight girls.

As far as a due date, here is what Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar said on their website:

We just found out that Michelle is expecting our 19th child! Baby 19 is due to arrive around March 18, 2010!

They also appeared on the Today show Tuesday to announce that they were expecting baby number 19. You can see the video below.

Michelle, who is 42, had a sneaking suspicion that she was pregnant once again. She was having difficulty breastfeeding eight month old Jordyn and the baby weight she was trying to lose while pregnant with Jordyn wasn’t happening, even after following the Weight Watchers program. She finally took a home pregnancy test and voila! Baby number 19 is on the way! See what Michelle had to say about this news on her blog.

All of the Duuggar children have names starting with the letter ‘J’ and of course Baby number 19 will follow suit as well. Here is the full list of the Duggar brood:

Josh, 21
Ttwins Jana and John-David, 19
Jill, 18
Jessa, 16
Jinger, 15
Joseph, 14
Josiah, 13
Joy-Anna, 11
Twins Jedidiah and Jeremiah, 10
Jason, 9
James, 8
Justin, 6
Jackson, 5
Johanna, 3
Jennifer, 2
Jordyn-Grace, 8 months

What are your thoughts on Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar expecting their 19th child? Would love to hear your comments. You can see photos and video of them below as well.

Jim Bob Michelle Duggar
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Photo

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Baby No. 19 Announcement – Video

Photo: Wikipedia.org/Jim Bob Duggar