'19 Kids and Counting's Jessa Seewald Hints She May be Pregnant with Twins, Michelle Duggar and Jill Dillard React

( [email protected] ) Apr 22, 2015 02:32 PM EDT
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Jessa Duggar has announced she is expecting her first child with her husband, Ben Seewald. The baby's due date is Nov. 1, which is also the young couple's wedding anniversary. Facebook/JessaSeewald

While announcing their pregnancy in person, 19 Kids and Counting stars Jessa and Ben Seewald hinted that they may be expecting not one, but two babies.

The young couple made the exciting announcement in a video message released on Tuesday, April 21, which was posted to their website.

"You know, pretty soon we'll be making another little smoothie," 22-year-old Jessa says as the two enjoy a nutritious drink, to which 19-year-old Ben replies, "Yep, maybe more than one!"

When asked what he thinks the baby's gender will be, Ben later responds, "Can't wait to find out if it's a boy or a girl...It could be both, who knows?"

"I kind of think it's a boy," the soon-to-be new mom replies to her husband. "Well, we're twelve weeks along so far and the pregnancy's going great, I'm feeling good, looking forward to the second trimester, I hear now the morning sickness and all that....things are going great."

Many fans have speculated that because twins run in the Duggar family --parents Michelle and Jim Bob have two sets--the possibility that Jessa may be pregnant with twins is quite likely.

While Ben and Jessa say they haven't decided on what to name their child, the couple has suggested that they are interested in modern, unique names rather than their traditional, Biblical-inspired family names. "We have started talking baby names. It is one of those things that is so special, picking a name for a baby," Jessa told People.  "I like Quincy," Ben said of his current favorites. "That's a unique name."  

The young couple, who married Nov. 1st of last year, have also revealed their earlier plans to adopt haven't changed just because they are expecting a child.

"Our hearts haven't changed on adoption," Jessa told People Magazine, explaining that the agency they have contacted requires prospective parents to be married for two years before adopting."We are still making plans," she added.

Meanwhile, the rest of the massive Duggar clan have also taken to social media to express their excitement at the newest addition to their family, who is due November 1st.

"Exciting news! Jessa and Ben are expecting a baby! " Michelle wrote on the family's official Facebook page. "Jim Bob and I are so excited for them and we know Jessa and Ben will make great parents!

"Congrats to [Jessa and Ben] on your pregnancy! Babies are such a blessing!" wrote Jessa's older sister, Jill Dillard, on Instagram. Jill, 23, and her husband, Derick, 26, welcomed son Israel David into the world on April 6 after a 70-hour labor.

Josh Duggar's wife, Anna, who is currently pregnant with the couple's fourth child, also shared a cute picture of herself, Jill and Jessa on Instagram showing off their baby bellies.

"Congratulations Ben & Jessa on your pregnancy! It was so fun to have all 3 of us pregnant together!!!" she captioned the photo, which was clearly taken before Jill gave birth.

19 Kids and Counting airs Tuesdays (9 p.m. ET) on TLC.