Why 19 kids are just not enough

Meet the US couple who are trying for their 20th baby


Having 19 children is not enough for US couple Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, so they’re trying for their 20th.


Jim Bob, 48, and Michelle, 47, stars of the reality TV show 19 Kids and Counting, are already parents to Joshua, 25, twins Jana and John-David, 23, Jill, 22, Jessa, 20, Jinger, 19, Joseph, 18, Josiah, 17, Joy-Anna, 15, twins Jedidiah and Jeremiah, 14, Jason, 13, James, 12, Justin, 11, Jackson, 9, Johanna, 7, Jennifer, 6, Jordyn, 4, and Josie, 3 – not to mention grandparents to Joshua’s three children, Mackynzie, Michael and Marcus.


But Michelle’s revealed she’s seriously up for more. “I would hope for another baby,” she told US website Celebrity Baby Scoop, “but we are not expecting right now. I would be so grateful if the Lord blessed us with another one. We’re trying at this point and we shall see.”

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