Did Jill Duggar Get A C-Section? Fans Speculate After Reality Star Gives Birth In Hospital

Jill Duggar C Section

Apr. 9 2015, Updated 2:52 p.m. ET

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Just hours after delivering her son Israel, Jill Duggar admitted to fans in a video update that "not everything went as expected" with the baby's arrival.

Indeed, as RadarOnline.com previously reported, the 23-year-old 19 Kids And Counting star and her husband Derick Dillard, 25, were planning to welcome their little guy with a home birth.

But as evident by Jill's johnny and medical bracelet in the family of three's debut Instagram photo, Israel was born in a hospital on the evening of April 6.

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Fans quickly began to speculate that Jill had undergone a cesarean section during her unplanned hospital visit.

"I'm going to guess he was a c-section by his nicely shaped head," one speculated.

Others cited a Facebook photo of Dillard donning scrubs as evidence of the cesarean.

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"I've never known the fathers to wear scrubs during a vaginal birth," commented a blogger.

The true story will be revealed on the May 5 episode of the family's TLC reality show, which will air the birth for inquiring fans.


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