Michelle Duggar tells PEOPLE she is cherishing every moment with her premature 19th child, Josie Brooklyn, who remains hospitalized at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. "Josie is doing as well as can be expected for a baby at her age. We are taking each hour as it comes," says Michelle, who has been released from the hospital.First of all, prayers for the Duggar family as they go through this troubling time. Secondly, it's time to stop having kids already. The Duggars claim to be a Christian family, ok well maybe Michelle Duggar getting preeclampsia is a sign from God to be done with getting pregnant. Michelle Duggar is 43yo now, if her husband Jim Bob truly loves her, he should be worried about his wife's health including the fact that he could of lost the mother of his kids all because of what? Having 19 kids instead of 18? Michelle should concentrate on staying healthy for her children and help this newborn flourish into a healthy, responsible adult. Giving birth in your early 40's is not something to be played around with and God has more than blessed the Duggars with plenty of children already. Enough's enough.
"We feel so blessed that God has given us to her and are cherishing every moment with her." Josie was born on Dec. 10 weighing 1 lb., 6 oz. Michelle, who had been in the hospital recovering from a gallstone, was taken to the OR for an emergency C-section. Her husband Jim Bob Duggar remained by her side.
Michelle's doctors said the baby was born prematurely because Michelle suffered from preeclampsia, a rare condition during pregnancy that causes high blood pressure.