Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard have welcomed their third baby boy via caesarean-section – one year after suffering a devastating miscarriage

Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard have welcomed their third baby boy via caesarean-section – one year after suffering a devastating miscarriage.

The Counting On alum, 31, and her husband of eight years, 33, shared the exciting announcement via their on Monday, revealing that they named their newborn son Frederick Michael Dillard.

‘”Freddy” Frederick Michael Dillard is here!’ they gushed.’He was born [July 7] at 5:16 P.M., weighing seven pounds, six ounces and is 20 inches long.’

According to the couple, who live in , the baby’s name has a very special meaning behind it. 

Bundle of joy: Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard have welcomed their third baby boy via caesarean-section - one year after suffering from a devastating miscarriage

Bundle of joy: Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard have welcomed their third baby boy via caesarean-section – one year after suffering from a devastating miscarriage

The Counting On alum, 31, and her husband, 33, shared the exciting announcement on Monday, revealing that they named their newborn son Frederick Michael Dillard

The Counting On alum, 31, and her husband, 33, shared the exciting announcement on Monday, revealing that they named their newborn son Frederick Michael Dillard

According to the couple, who live in Arkansas, the baby's name has a very special meaning behind it. They are seen with their other sons, Samuel Scott, five, and Israel David, seven

According to the couple, who live in Arkansas, the baby’s name has a very special meaning behind it.They are seen with their other sons, Samuel Scott, five, and Israel David, seven

They explained that the name Frederick means ‘Peaceful Ruler,’ while his middle name, Michael, means ‘Gift from God.’ And on top of that, it also has a touching connection to Derick’s father.

‘The name Frederick also holds special meaning for us since it’s Derick’s name with “Fre” added to the front, to make “Fre-derick,”‘ they continued.

They explained that the name Frederick means 'Peaceful Ruler,' while his middle name, Michael, means 'Gift from God.' They are seen with their other two sons

They explained that the name Frederick means ‘Peaceful Ruler,’ while his middle name, Michael, means ‘Gift from God.’ They are seen with their other two sons

‘Similarly, Derick’s name is a variation of his late dad’s name, Rick, https://bvespirita.com/ that his parents created by adding “de” to the front of Rick to spell, “De-rick,” literally meaning son “of” (de) Rick.

‘We were excited to settle on the name Frederick and incorporate both Derick’s and his dad’s name, by just adding “Fre” to the beginning of Derick’s name.’

The new parents explained that while Frederick’s due date was originally later in the month, he came a bit early – but both he and his mom are healthy.

‘Both Jill and Frederick are healthy and are enjoying bonding while we look forward to bringing him home from the hospital soon,’ they concluded.

Jill and Derick are also parents to Samuel Scott, five, and Israel David, seven. They first announced that they were expecting another child back in February, while opening up about suffering from a tragic pregnancy loss nine months earlier.

‘We have prayed that, if it was God’s will, he would bless us with another baby,’ they wrote on their website at the time.

The couple first announced that they were expecting another child back in February, while opening up about suffering from a tragic pregnancy loss nine months earlier

The couple first announced that they were expecting another child back in February, while opening up about suffering from a tragic pregnancy loss nine months earlier 

Back in October, the pair (seen in May) - who tied the knot in 2014 - shared the sad news that they had lost their baby via a video posted to YouTube and Instagram

Back in October, the pair (seen in May) – who tied the knot in 2014 – shared the sad news that they had lost their baby via a video posted to YouTube and Instagram

Tragic: It contained a clip of them excitedly telling their two sons that another baby was on the way. However, the couple's happiness soon turned to heartbreak

Tragic: It contained a clip of them excitedly telling their two sons that another baby was on the way.However, the couple’s happiness soon turned to heartbreak 

‘We are excited to announce that God has answered our prayers and we are expecting our rainbow baby due July 2022!’

Back in October, the pair – who tied the knot in 2014 – shared the sad news that they had lost their baby via a video posted to YouTube and Instagram – which showed the moment they first found out that they were expecting.

'They were full of questions and so excited as we talked about the pregnancy and how they would get to be involved along the way,' they wrote at the time, of their sons' reactions. 'However, a few days later we started miscarrying'

‘They were full of questions and so excited as we talked about the pregnancy and how they would get to be involved along the way,’ they wrote at the time, of their sons’ reactions.’However, a few days later we started miscarrying’

It also contained a clip of them telling their two sons that another baby was on the way and celebrating the exciting news with a pizza party. However, the couple’s happiness soon turned to heartbreak.

‘We recently found out that we were expecting our third baby.We were all thrilled!’ they explained on their