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Ark. mom gives birth to 15th child

Baby's parents say more a possibility

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Michelle Duggar is all smiles after delivering her 15th child, and she may be ready for more, her family says.

Mother and child were doing well, although Michelle, 37, was feeling some discomfort because the birth was her second by Caesarean section, said her mother-in-law, Mary Duggar.

"She's a trouper. She's just all smiles," Mary Duggar said.

Jackson Levi Duggar was born at 10:52 a.m. Sunday, weighing 7 pounds 8 ounces and measuring 20 inches.

"She was wanting to do it naturally," Mary Duggar said. But the delivery was by C-section because one of Jackson's shoulders was presenting first.

The baby's father, Jim Bob Duggar, sounded a bit tired but happy after returning home Monday. The 38-year-old real estate businessman said his wife and new son were doing fine. He said he leaves the decision up to Michelle on whether to have more children. "But we both love children," he said.

Michelle probably will be in Washington Regional Medical Center for three or four days, said her mother-in-law, who is taking care of the 14 other children.

Michelle, who home schools her children, started having her babies when she was 21, four years after she and Jim Bob married.

Their children include two sets of twins. There is Joshua, 16; Jana and John-David, 14; Jill, 13; Jessa, 11; Jinger, 10; Joseph, 9; Josiah, 7; Joy-Anna, 6; Jeremiah and Jedidiah, 5; Jason, 4; James, 2; and Justin, 1.

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