Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald Share Sweet Photos of Daughter Fern as She Turns 5 Months Old

Jessa Duggar, Fern

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Jessa (Dugar) Seewald’s daughter Verne is 5 months old.

the count on alum, 29, celebrated her baby milestone on her Instagram page Thursday, sharing some sweet photos of Fran with her dad, Ben Seewald.

“The fern is 5 months old now!” Jessa commented the photos.

In addition to Vern, Jessa and Ben, 26, they share 2-and-a-half-year-old daughter Ivy as well as sons Spurgeon, 6, and Henry, 4. In bed together in pajamas.

“My favorite little boy!” Books next to the pictures.

The day before, Jessa posted a “Christmas Vlog” documenting their early celebration of the holiday before they spent Christmas Eve and Christmas with their extended family.

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In the clip, Jessa, Ben and their children open gifts before attending a holiday light show and round off the evening with some hot chocolate.

The couple welcomed Fern, their latest addition, in July, months after Jessa announced in February that she was expecting again after a pregnancy loss.

“After the heartbreaking loss of a baby last year, we are thrilled to have another little Sewald on the way,” she and Ben said in a joint statement. “Pregnancy is going smoothly, baby and Jessa are doing well. We are so grateful to God for the precious gift of new life!”

“The kids are so happy, we can hardly wait to welcome this little one into our arms this summer,” the couple added.

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Jessa documents Verne’s growth since her arrival and celebrates her monthly birthdays. For three months, Jessa shared several photos on Instagram of a baby in a pink dress and headband with a white bow, smiling from ear to ear.

“She’s a fun kid!” Jessa commented on her post. “I find it hard to see the similarities between my two kids because they all look so different to me – however, people keep telling me that Vern looks a lot like Ivy. What do you think? #3 months.”

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The Duggar family has made headlines since Jesse’s brother Josh Duggar was arrested on child sexual abuse charges in March. Earlier this month, Josh, 33, was convicted of receiving and possessing child sexual abuse material after an eight-day trial. He faces up to 20 years in prison and fines of up to $250,000, while awaiting sentencing, which is expected to take place within four months.

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