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Candid Photos: Jill (Duggar) Dillard and Husband Derick's First Days with Baby Israel

Jill (Duggar) Dillard and Husband Derick's First Days with Baby Israel (Photos)

Originally posted 04/14/2015 12:35AM

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!

Little Israel Dillard's future is so bright, he's gotta wear shades.

Jill (Duggar) Dillard and husband Derick have only been home with their newborn son for a couple of days, but their little boy has already perfected his pose for the cameras.

The couple's first child – who was born April 6 – is shown posing with sunglasses in a photo album the proud parents shared on their website.

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How Josiah Duggar Took a Cue from Sister Jill When He Started Courting

Originally posted 04/13/2015 06:45PM

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!

Josiah Duggar is the latest member of the Duggar clan to begin the courtship process that, ideally, ends in marriage. With family and togetherness being so important to the stars of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting, the Duggars are involved in the courtship every step of the way.

Marjorie, 17, is the daughter of a Spanish teacher, Analucia, 40, and a graphic designer, Greg, 43. While Josiah, 18, and Marjorie have known each other for years, she really "caught [his] eye" during a missionary trip to El Salvador in December, as he told PEOPLE.

When Josiah's sister Jill began courting with her husband Derick, she put together a huge list of questions to ask him so they could get to know one another as potential spouses. Jill handed her list over to Josiah so he and Marjorie could use them as well.

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Another Duggar Is Courting! Guess Which Family Member Is a Little Closer to Walking Down the Aisle | The Duggars

Josiah Duggar Is Courting Marjorie Jackson

Originally posted 04/13/2015 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!

So, the last time the expansive Duggar family weighed in on who was most likely to enter into a "courtship" – an older-fashioned way of dating that has couples getting to know each other as a preparation for marriage, with chaperones and side hugs – the Duggar who's now in one wasn't even on the list.

Josiah Duggar, 18, reveals exclusively to PEOPLE that he has entered into a courtship with Marjorie Jackson, 17 – a young lady he got to know when he was taking Spanish lessons from her mother, Analucia, 40.

The couple officially began courting on April 6, the same day his sister Jill, 23, and brother-in-law Derick Dillard, 26, welcomed newborn son Israel David into the world.

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Jill (Duggar) Dillard And Husband Derick Share First Photo After Leaving the Hospital | Derick Dillard, Jill Duggar

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Jill (Duggar) Dillard And Husband Derick Share First Photo After Leaving the Hospital

Originally posted 04/12/2015 10:10AM

Days after the rest of the Duggars gathered 'round to help Jill and Derick Dillard welcome their first son, the couple is now home, resting and thanking their fans.

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Jill and Derick Dillard: How the Duggar Family Is Pitching In with Baby Israel David

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Jill and Derick Dillard: How the Duggar Family Is Pitching In with Baby Israel David

Originally posted 04/10/2015 11:05AM

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!

They say it takes a village to raise a child – luckily, the expansive Duggar family is a village all on its own.

Since giving birth to Israel David, Jill Dillard has seen her family pitching in where they can as she recovers from welcoming a baby that weighed in at nearly 10 lbs. and measured 23 in. long.

"We are so blessed to have such a great family and such great support here at the hospital with the doctors and the nursing staff," Jill, 23, tells PEOPLE. "My sisters and my mom and Derick's mom have all been in to help!"

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Jill (Duggar) Dillard: Derick Is 'Amazing at Being a Dad' to Baby Israel David

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Jill (Duggar) Dillard: Derick Is 'Amazing at Being a Dad' to Baby Israel David

Originally posted 04/09/2015 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!

There's no question that Jill Dillard is no stranger to childcare – with a whopping 15 younger siblings, the 19 Kids and Counting star knows a thing or two about babies.

As her husband Derick has admitted, however, there weren't a whole lot of children running around the Dillard household. That said, Jill, 23, tells PEOPLE that Derick, 26, is already "doing amazing at being a dad."

The couple welcomed their first child Israel David late on Monday, and Derick changed his son's diaper two hours after he was born.

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Make Jessa (Duggar) Seewald's 'Awesome' Glazed Pumpkin Scones

Make Jessa (Duggar) Seewald's 'Awesome' Glazed Pumpkin Scones

Originally posted 04/09/2015 12:50PM

The 19 Kids family sure is having a sweet week!

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Why Jill and Derick Dillard's Baby, Israel David, Is a Record Breaker

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Why Jill and Derick Dillard's Baby, Israel David, Is a Record Breaker

Originally posted 04/08/2015 03:30PM

Born weighing in at 9 lbs., 10 oz., and measuring 23 inches long, Israel David Dillard is one big boy.

After his parents, Jill and Derick Dillard, welcomed him late Monday night, they soon learned their baby is a record breaker.

As Jill, 23, tells PEOPLE exclusively, Israel is the longest baby the hospital has delivered this year. Last year, there was only one baby as long as Israel.

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19 Kids and Counting Recap: Jill and Derick Break Some Baby News

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19 Kids and Counting Recap: Jill and Derick Break Some Baby News

Originally posted 04/07/2015 10:00PM

Though Jill and Derick Dillard just announced the arrival of baby Israel David, the sex of their baby was still a mystery on Tuesday's 19 Kids and Counting.

The birth of Israel came just in time to make his name a surprise, too; as Derick revealed in the episode, they were always going to name the baby Israel if a boy, and Saleah if a girl.

Also, with Jessa, 22, having flown the nest following her marriage to Ben Seewald, 19, the mechanics of the Duggar household needed re-jiggering – which is how 5-year-old Josie ended up on laundry duty.

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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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