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Jill & Jessa: Counting On Recap: Jessa (Duggar) Seewald Is Ready for '15 Sons' as Sister Jill (Duggar) Dillard Teases Adoption Could Be Just Around the Corner

Originally posted 12/28/2015 01:00AM

The final episode of TLC's special docu-series Jill & Jessa: Counting On was all about baby joy – though that's not to say there wasn't a whole lot of pain along the way.

As previously, exclusively reported by PEOPLE, Jessa (Duggar) Seewald experienced an exhausting, intense and very "painful" delivery of first child Spurgeon Elliott until the baby's birth on Nov. 5.

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Anna Duggar Compares Life After Josh's Scandal to The Pain of Being 'In Labor'

Originally posted 12/25/2015 04:30PM

Anna Duggar is moving forward one day at a time following a series of scandals involving her husband Josh.

Anna admits that "it's been hard" but says she's trying to find the positive in an exclusive clip Sunday's episode of Jill & Jessa: Counting On.

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Anna Duggar Says Her 'Prayer and Hope Is for Our Marriage to Be Restored' After Josh Duggar Infidelity Scandal

Originally posted 12/20/2015 11:15PM

Anna Duggar is still fighting for her marriage.

The second installment of Jill & Jessa: Counting On opened with Anna addressing her harrowing year.

"I knew about this long before it hit the press," Ann said of her family's first scandal, which saw the release of reports that Josh Duggar had behaved inappropriate toward five underage girls when he was teen. Anna explains that Josh was "very detailed and very honest" with her parents when they visited Arkansas for the first time and met his family. Having to relive this information "was like ripping open an old wound," she says.

Shortly after this news broke, their daughter Meredith Grace was born, and Anna said her fourth child's birth provided the couple with some much needed hope.

But then Josh's second scandal – Josh admitting his infidelity and pornography addiction – broke, and that was a total shock to Anna. She admitted her first reaction was denial.

"It felt like a bad dream," said Anna, 27, as she fought back tears. At this point, the camera focused on her fidgeting hands. "It's such a betrayal for a spouse for through what we're walking through and it was hard."

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Jessa (Duggar) Seewald Wishes Sister Jill Was Around for Her Pregnancy: 'I Really Want You to Be Here'

Originally posted 12/18/2015 09:30AM

Goodbyes are tough.

In Sunday's episode of Jill & Jessa: Counting On, Jill (Duggar) Dillard and her husband Derick prepare to move to Central America for missionary work, and the family is taking it hard.

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Anna Duggar Holds Back Tears over Husband Josh's 'Betrayal': 'He's My First Love, He's My One and Only'

Originally posted 12/16/2015 01:30PM

Anna Duggar does not mince words that her husband Josh's confession to infidelity and pornography addiction was a "betrayal."

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'If You Don't Forgive You Can't Move On': Jill and Jessa Say They Have Forgiven Brother Josh in First Episode of New Show

'If You Don't Forgive You Can't Move On': Jill and Jessa Say They Have Forgiven Brother Josh in First Episode of New Show

Originally posted 12/13/2015 10:45PM

The Duggars are moving and Counting On.

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Josh Duggar's Younger Brothers Speak Out: 'I Don't Want to Be like Him Anymore'

Originally posted 12/11/2015 01:15PM

A controversial year has changed the Duggars' family dynamic.

In a moving exclusive clip from the new special Jill & Jessa: Counting On, John-David and Joseph Duggar break their silence about older brother Josh and the havoc his August cheating scandal wreaked on their family.

"After everything started to settle down from the first release of stuff in the news about Josh, we got word of a second thing that we had no clue about," John-David, 25, says during a tense interview, seeming to address Josh's revelation of inappropriate conduct involving five underage girls being made public this past May.

Adds John-David, "That was a little more of a shock probably than the first stuff coming out."

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'This Can't Be True': Anna Duggar Gets Emotional Talking About Josh's Sex Scandal in Jill & Jessa: Counting On

Originally posted 12/09/2015 12:10PM

Anna Duggar was in disbelief when she learned of husband Josh Duggar's infidelity and pornography addiction.

In a sneak peek at the upcoming TLC special Jill & Jessa: Counting On, Anna gets emotional as she recalls the moments she first heard the news of her husband's secret life.

"I was just like, 'I'm gonna wake up and everything's gonna be okay. And this really, this can't be true,' " says the 27-year-old mother of four.

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The Duggars Share Adorable Christmas Photo of Baby Meredith Grace

Originally posted 12/08/2015 11:05PM

Deck the halls! The Duggars are certainly in the holiday spirit.

On Tuesday, the family shared a new photo of Josh and Anna Duggar's youngest daughter, Meredith Grace, as she plays in Christmas decorations while the family decorates for the holidays.

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Jill (Duggar) Dillard on How Son Israel Is Growing Up on Central American Mission Trip: He Learns 'Something New' Every Day

Originally posted 11/23/2015 12:00PM

Jill (Duggar) Dillard and Derick Dillard's son Israel is reaching new milestones every day.

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