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Bringing Up Bates family is about to add another baby to the mix

When she's not writing, Claire Gillespie can most often be found wiping snotty noses, picking up Lego, taking photos of her cat or doing headstands.

Bringing Up Bates' Alyssa and John Webster drop baby bombshell with adorable pics

Another Bringing Up Bates grandbaby is on the way!

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Alyssa — the sixth eldest Bates child — and her husband, John Webster, have announced that they are expecting another little girl, who will be little sister to their firstborn, Ailie, born April 2015.

The couple, who married in May 2014, celebrated the news with a gorgeous gender reveal photo shoot and also shared their due date of Jan. 27, 2017.

Bringing Up Bates' Alyssa and John Webster drop baby bombshell with adorable pics
Image: Macey Heim

"John and I are simply overwhelmed with happiness to be expecting another baby girl. We are highly anticipating our daughter’s arrival... January can't come soon enough!” 21-year-old Alyssa said in a statement.

The new arrival will be the sixth Bates grandchild, joining Zach and Whitney's son Bradley, 1, and daughter Kaci, 3 months, Chad and Erin's son Carson, 1, and daughter Brooklyn, 1 month, as well as big sister Ailie.

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Bringing Up Bates' Alyssa and John Webster drop baby bombshell with adorable pics
Image: Macey Heim

Of course, that still leaves 16 Bates children to add to the ever-expanding clan. With the youngest, Jeb, still only the tender age of 2, we could still be watching new Bates grandkids on our screens in 2036...

Bringing Up Bates' Alyssa and John Webster drop baby bombshell with adorable pics
Image: Macey Heim

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Season 4 of Bringing Up Bates airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on UP.

Before you go, check out our slideshow below:

Bringing Up Bates' Alyssa and John Webster drop baby bombshell with adorable pics
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