Duggar Preemie Update

Cynthia Dermody


infant in the NICU

Photo by sadiesmom87


Michelle Duggar told People magazine that she is taking "each hour as it comes" in regard to the health of her daughter Josie Brooklyn, born prematurely last week at 1 pound 6 ounces.

Duggar had the baby by emergency C-section at just 26 weeks -- three months early -- after doctors discovered the mom of 18 had preeclampsia and that the baby was in danger.

Duggar was being treated at the hospital for gallstones.

The baby is in stable condition at the ICU in Arkansas, according to a statement released by the family earlier today in which the family said the baby is doing "as well as can be expected" for a child her age.

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