Have her back. jinger duggar showed support to her older sister, Jessa Seewaldafter she tragically suffered a miscarriage.
“I love you @jessaseewald,” Jinger, 29, wrote via her Instagram Stories on Wednesday, March 1. “You are a light in a dark world.”
Jinger’s message of support follows news that Jessa suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage in late 2022 and underwent a dilation and curettage procedure to remove the fetus from her uterus, according to WebMD.
He Counting on the student spoke about the experience on February 25 in a 19-minute YouTube video, titled “Heartbreak Over the Holidays.” In the video, Jessa discussed concerns she had early in her pregnancy about the “spotting” and revealed that her fears were confirmed on her next ultrasound when her doctor said the baby was not “it looked good”.
“At that point, I was in complete shock. She didn’t even have words,” Jessa explained in the clip at the time, referring to the moment she found out that she had lost the baby. “I immediately started crying. … Ben was there and he hugged me.”
jessa and husband Ben Seewald they became parents for the fourth time in July 2021 with the birth of their daughter Fern. The couple also have two sons, Spurgeon and Henry, as well as a daughter, Ivy Jane.
“Because of my history of bleeding and all that, there was concern,” she documented through tears as she showed still images of her ultrasound on camera. “We decided to go to the hospital, register there and go through the D and C process.”
That same day, Jessa also spoke about her change of heart about birth control after it was initially banned under the teachings of the Institute for Basic Life Principles religious organization.
“We are not against birth control,” the mother of four explained in another YouTube video posted on February 25. “Biblically speaking, there is no category for birth control to be wrong.”
The former reality star revealed that she and her husband “don’t have a specific number of children to aim for” but are “not against preventing a pregnancy or spacing children.”
“Ben loves the children, but his main concern is always my health, giving me time to recover,” said the 19 kids and counting alum continued. “So we can have our perfect plan for the perfect space or whatever, but it doesn’t always work out that way.”