Arkansas Mom Delivers 16th Child

OCTOBER 12, 2005 - Posted at 4:06 p.m. CDT

LOWELL, AR - Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar have welcomed their 16th child into the world.

Jim Bob, a former state representative from Lowell, told The Associated Press today that mother and child are doing well and a family celebration is planned for later in the day.

Johannah Faith Duggar was born at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday and weighed seven pounds, 6.5 ounces.  The oldest of the Duggar children is Joshua, who is 17.

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