Jessa (Duggar) Seewald is just weeks away from welcoming her first baby with husband Ben Seewald. Ahead of the child’s arrival, the former “19 Kids and Counting” star has been keeping her fans in the loop regarding her pregnancy. While 22-year-old mom-to-be and her hubby haven’t shared the gender of their baby, they did release the gender prediction poll results.
Several days after asking fans to guess whether they will be welcoming a boy, a girl, or twins come Nov. 1, Jessa shared the results on her website Wednesday. According to her findings, out of the over 110,000 votes they received 58,350 of her supporters believe she is pregnant with a baby girl, while 23,158 voters said they think she’s having a boy. Despite Jessa confirming several times that she’s not expecting twins, it appears some of her supporters are still holding out hope for multiples.
According to the poll results, 17,999 Duggar fans voted that Jessa and Ben will welcome twins, a boy and a girl, next month. The results also revealed that 8,608 fans believe they will have twin girls and 3,906 fans said they will have twin boys.
After asking “19 Kids” fans to share their baby name suggestions, Jessa and Ben also revealed the top five picks for each gender. Rounding out the girl names was Savannah, Sarah, Olivia, Rachel and Hope. The list of fan-suggested boy names including Luke, Zachary, Sawyer, Noah and Benjamin.
While Jessa and Ben await the arrival of their little one, they’re enjoying their baby journey. On Tuesday, Jessa posted a video of her baby kicking inside the womb. “So weird and yet amazing to see my baby move like this!” she captioned the footage. “Finally managed to capture one of those super active moments! … I know, I’m a bit obsessed… but this Mama is absolutely fascinated!
According to a report from People, Jessa is thoroughly enjoying pregnancy. “She [is] cherishing every moment,” said an insider close to the former reality star. The source added that the entire experience “has been joyous" for her.
Jessa and Ben are due to welcome their baby on Nov. 1. The date also marks their one-year wedding anniversary. The baby will be the six grandchild for Jessa’s parents and former “19 Kids and Counting” co-stars, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar.
Jessa and Ben will share their baby journey with viewers in a TLC special, set to premiere later this year. Jessa’s sister Jill Dillard and her husband, Derick Dillard, will also star in their own episode. Their installment will focus on their overseas mission trip.