Michelle Duggar Pregnancy News

It's 20 kids and counting for television's most famous humongous family. Michelle Duggar announced today that she is pregnant again!

Michelle Duggar Jim Bob Duggar

Think you have your hands full with your family? What if you had to deal with 19 kids? How about 20? The Duggar family is getting ready to do just that.

Michelle Duggar announced this morning on Today that she is expecting the family's 20th child.

"We are so excited," 45-year-old Michelle said.

"I was not thinking that God would give us another one, and we are just so grateful."

At three-and-a-half months, Michelle says she has had no health issues so far and is actually in the best shape of her life since she's been working out regularly for the last year. "I'm really in better shape than I've been in 20 years," she said.

The family patriarch Jim Bob couldn't be more thrilled about the news.

"Michelle and I both feel like some of the most blessed parents in the world. Our children are so sweet... we are so grateful to God."

"We didn't want to stop on an odd number," he joked.

The Duggar's decision to have another baby is a controversial one, as their last baby, Josie, was born nearly four months premature due to severe pregnancy complications including preeclampsia. While Josie is now a healthy toddler, some question whether it is smart or safe for Michelle to go through another pregnancy.

The Duggars don't seem very concerned, though. Michelle and Jim Bob will find out the gender of the baby around Christmas, which is due in April.

Watch the Duggars make their big announcement on Today:

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Comments on "Michelle Duggar is pregnant again -- for the 20th time!"

Ms jones December 08, 2012 | 6:44 PM

I think that if she feels healthy enough to have more children she should. They have 19 wonderful and well behaved children which they take very good care of. This is what a real family should be like and this is how children should be treated and grow up in life. They deserve the publicity to show everyone what a family should consist of no matter how big or small or amount of money there is to raise children. Good work Michele and Jim bob.

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