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Michelle Duggar Has a Miscarriage

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Last month Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar announced on the TODAY Show that they were expecting their 20th child. Now, People.com reports that Michelle has had a miscarriage.

Plus: Signs of Miscarriage

When the couple went to a check-up to find out the sex of the baby, the doctor was unable to detect a heartbeat and gave the couple the sad news. "We had just been talking about baby names last night," said Michelle. "It has been a real sad disappointment."

Plus: How to Cope After a Miscarriage

The family is now waiting for the miscarriage to occur naturally, without using medications that would induce contractions, given concern over the incision from the emergency C-section during the birth of the couple’s youngest daughter, Josie, now two, reports People.com.

Love the Duggars or not, a miscarriage is terrible thing for any family to experience.

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