Longtime followers of the Duggars would possibly bear in mind when Michelle and Jim Bob introduced they have been anticipating their 20th youngster on NBC’s At present Present in November 2011. Tragically, the couple discovered on the 20-week ultrasound that Michelle had miscarried.
“I do not see a heartbeat,” Michelle’s physician stated throughout a heart-wrenching episode of 19 Youngsters & Counting. The medical skilled dated the being pregnant at roughly 17 weeks’ gestation, primarily based on measurements taken on the time.
On Dec. 11, 2011, Michelle delivered her stillborn daughter. A memorial service was held three days later to honor the miscarried child lady, whom Michelle and Jim Bob named Jubilee Shalom Duggar.
A recording of Michelle studying a letter to the daughter she misplaced was performed on the memorial service honoring Jubilee. In it, the grieving mom revealed the that means behind her identify.
“Pricey Jubilee,” the letter started, “Mommy needed to write down a letter to her treasured child lady. , your identify — Jubilee Shalom Duggar — means ‘festivity of peace.’ We have been so grateful to God once we came upon that we have been anticipating you.”