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How Derick Dillard Kept Jill Calm During Her Intense Labor

How Derick Dillard Kept Jill Calm During Her Intense Labor

Originally posted 04/16/2015 08:00AM

After a 70-hour delivery and surprise C-section, Jill and Derick Dillard open up about their firstborn's arrival. Subscribe now for Jill and Derick's exclusive interview – and to see photos of their son Israel David – only in PEOPLE!

While Jill endured painful and sometimes scary moments leading up to the birth of her son Israel David on April 6, the 19 Kids and Counting star turned to husband Derick for support throughout their dramatic journey.

To distract Jill after a full day of labor with little progression and contractions just a minute apart, soon-to-be "amazing" dad Derick played spiritual songs that the couple both love and read Bible verses and inspirational sayings.

"I was nervous," Derick tells PEOPLE, "but I didn't want to show that or make her more fearful."

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Jill Dillard: Why New Mom's C-Section Won't Keep Her from Having 'as Many Kids as God Will Bless Me with'

Jill Dillard: Why New Mom's C-Section Won't Keep Her from Having 'as Many Kids as God Will Bless Me with'

Originally posted 04/15/2015 03:00PM

After a 70-hour delivery and surprise C-section, Jill and Derick Dillard open up about their firstborn's arrival. Subscribe now for Jill and Derick's exclusive interview – and to see photos of their son Israel David – only in PEOPLE!

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Chelsea Clinton Opens Up About 'Remarkable' Daughter and the First Woman President

Chelsea Clinton Opens Up About 'Remarkable' Daughter and the First Woman President

Originally posted 04/10/2015 07:55PM

Chelsea Clinton has embraced motherhood so wholly that she can't even remember what it felt like to not be a mom!

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Mom of 6 Boys Freaks Out During Gender Reveal of Baby Number 7

Originally posted 04/10/2015 02:30AM

Cher Lair of Apex, North Carolina, received a sweet surprise when she cut into the gender reveal cake for her seventh child.

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How Prince William Is Preparing for Fatherhood (Again!) | Kate Middleton, Prince George, Prince William

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How Prince William Is Preparing for Fatherhood (Again!)

Originally posted 04/09/2015 12:20PM

As Prince William preps for what he has called the "game-changer" of a second baby, he's establishing new ground rules for how he and wife Kate run their family.

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Why Princess Kate and Prince William Won't Hire a Second Nanny for Baby No. 2

Why Princess Kate and Prince William Won't Hire a Second Nanny for Baby No. 2

Originally posted 04/09/2015 07:55AM

Who's in line to be a godparent to Prince William and Princess Kate's second child? Subscribe now for instant access to the likely contenders for baby No. 2, only in PEOPLE.

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Cutest Babies Ever? Sofia Vergara Says She and Fiancé Joe Manganiello Are Considering Kids

Sofia Vergara Says She and Fiancé Joe Manganiello Might Start a Family

Originally posted 04/08/2015 02:20PM

Are Sofia Vergara and fiancé Joe Manganiello planning a family?

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Derick and Jill Dillard Share Adorable First Video of Baby Israel

Originally posted 04/07/2015 07:30PM

Derick and Jill Dillard's new baby boy is already a star!

The proud parents posted a sweet video of little Israel David on their blog Tuesday, showing the Duggar family's latest addition cuddling up to his mom and yawning for the camera.

"We're so excited to announce the birth of our son, Israel David Dillard," Jill, 23, says in the clip, with Derick by her side.

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