Unfortunately, after Michelle had Josh, she got pregnant again while she was on the pill and lost the baby.

After the grief of losing their baby, they decided to “pray and give that area of [their] life up to God.” They stopped using birth control and quickly got pregnant with twins right after!

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Duggar family secrets are now out in the open and will finally be revealed! When Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar first got married, they were not opposed to using birth control.

Interestingly, Michelle used birth control pills for the first three years of marriage and again after she gave birth to her eldest son, Josh.

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar’s goal was to raise their 19 - wonderfully, thematically named - children to be modest, pure, and adherent to a long list of things a Duggar simply doesn't do.

The main draw of the show quickly shifted from the family’s massive size to the absurdity of the Duggar dating rules.

Josiah’s Ex Slams ‘Creepers’ & Liars After Josh’s Sordid Scandal “It can be tempting, like, ‘Oh, I really want to be married,’ because in those moments, your siblings that are married and have little ones are going on dates and doing their thing.

was a reality television show centered around the lives of a devout Christian family with very particular world views.today," let me reassure you that yes, you've read that title correctly -- but let me also give you this disclaimer: You don't have to birth 19 kids, be a Christian, wear a purity ring, have long-ass hair, or agree with of the politics of the Duggar family to apply their rules about dating and courtship to your own life.Furthermore, so I don't lose my "feminist street cred," I'm aware that the Duggar dating rules are rooted in patriarchy.But that doesn't mean all of their dating rules are, and I trust you fine folks to keep misogyny out of your relationship rituals.As a brief back-story (in case you didn't know) the ever-expanding Duggar family stars in a show called on TLC.As you can image, purity is their priority, so fill in the blanks for yourself. Duggar Rule #2: To court a Duggar girl, dad must approve.