At any given time, it seems like one or more of the Duggar women are expecting. Their adoring fans are on constant baby watch, which leads to a lot of excitement, but also to a lot of unconfirmed pregnancy rumors when it comes to the Duggars. Most recently, Jessa Duggar responded to pregnancy rumors about herself and her comments bring up an important issue: assuming that a woman is pregnant because of the shape of her tummy.
After fan speculation, Duggar recently posted to her Instagram Story to explain her situation, according to the Inquisitr. Along with a photo of herself in a loosely-fitting white shirt, she wrote, “Bc I’ve been asked if I’m hiding a bit of a bump… BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Yes! But it’s currently a shrinking bump rather than a growing one. #postpartum #baggyshirts #thanksforasking.” The photo has since expired from her Story.
Duggar gave birth to her youngest child, Henry, on Feb. 7, 2017 and also has a 2-year-old son named Spurgeon, according to People. Perhaps it is because over a year has passed since there was baby news for Duggar and her husband that fans are scrambling for a new baby announcement, but that is no excuse to suggesting that she looks pregnant. Women’s bodies are changed by babies and there is no wrong or right way for them to look after having pregnancy.
Duggar explained in her Story that her “bump” is not from a new baby, but rather from her last child. Baby Center explains that it is completely normal for women to “take months to get rid of the ‘pregnancy…