Derick & Jill Duggar Dillard: Inside Their Whirlwind Romance

One year after starting a courtship, the couple prepares to welcome their first child! Look back at their fast lane to love


Just two months after their wedding, the couple makes a big announcement: They're expecting their first child in March! "It's a great surprise," Derick tells PEOPLE. "We just want to tell everyone because we're so excited." The Dillards indicate that they're going to follow in Michelle and Jim Bob's footsteps, opting to welcome "as many kids as God will give us," Jill says. In October, they break the news that baby-to-be is a boy.

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