John David and Abbie Duggar are over the moon with happiness as new parents to their baby girl, Grace Annette. She was born on January 7, weighing in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 3/4 inches long. It was only a matter of time before the Counting On stars would do an official introduction video, and it is now here. The couple shared a few tidbits in the TLC clip on how they are doing and also showed off their sweet daughter.
Grace is seen in her daddy’s arms, wrapped in a blanket and sporting a big pink bow on her small head as she makes her debut. She is sucking on a pacifier while John David and Abbie introduce her to their fans. The new mom is wearing a salmon-colored button-up sweater with a black top underneath. It looks like she paired it with a black skirt to match. Abbie’s curly blond hair is back in a loose ponytail with her bangs also clipped back off of her face. She appears to be makeup-free as she holds her husband’s arm while he explains how they are both getting adjusted to life with a newborn.
John David Duggar, who is sporting a pair of blue jeans and a brown sweater, revealed how easy it was to come up with their firstborn’s name. He explained that Abbie has always like the name Grace, and it’s her middle name as well. Annette is also Michelle Duggar’s middle name, so their daughter is named after both women.
Jana Duggar’s twin brother admitted that the first night with the new baby was a little rough, as they had already been up for many hours during Abbie’s labor and delivery. They are having to make a few adjustments while they settle into the parenting routine, as they mentioned.
“We are settling into our new routine of life, which has included a few long nights as Gracie is still trying to figure out the difference between day and night!” they said.
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We’re so excited to welcome John and Abbie’s precious new baby into the family! ???? See their first photos at duggarfamily.com ???? . #repost • @johnandabbie Welcome to our world Grace Annette (Gracie)!!! Gracie was born early Tuesday morning, she was 7 pounds 11 oz and 20 3/4 inches long. We are quite smitten by our new bundle of joy and are soaking in all of her little newborn snuggles! ????????????
John David celebrated his and Jana’s 30th birthday on January 12, just a few days after the birth of the newest Duggar baby. As seen in a recent episode of Counting On, Abbie had announced to her sister-in-law the news of their first pregnancy and teased that the baby could be born on her birthday. However, Grace decided to enter the world just a little shy of their special day.
In addition to the introduction video, there were also a few sweet photos of the family of three. Grace was tightly wrapped up, and had a small white bow on her head in the images. In a few of the snaps, the blanket came off and she was photographed in a white one-piece outfit featuring a floral print. The professional snapshots had Abbie in full makeup and wearing a short-sleeve pink top, while John David was sporting a gray sweater. They both looked content as they snuggled up with their little one.