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Jessa Duggar, Ben Seewald expecting second child

Ben Seewald and Jessa Duggar of the reality-TV

Ben Seewald and Jessa Duggar of the reality-TV show "Counting On" announced on their blog that they are expecting their second child. Their son, Spurgeon, was born Nov. 6, 2015. Photo Credit: TLC / Jinger Duggar

Jessa Duggar Seewald, fifth-eldest child of the “19 Kids & Counting” reality-show clan, and her husband, Ben Seewald, announced Tuesday that they are expecting their second child.

“We are so thankful that God is adding to our family,” the couple, whose son, Spurgeon, was born Nov. 5, posted on their official blog.

Saying 2017 “is shaping up to be a wonderful year already,” they added that “Spurgeon has been such a wonderful blessing and we cannot wait to see the face of this sweet new baby (or babies!).” Duggar Seewald, 23, whose TLC spinoff show “Counting On” began a new season the same day, and Seewald married on Nov. 1, 2014.

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