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Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard with the rest of the Duggar familyTLC

The ninth season of reality show 19 Kids and Counting premieres tonight, 17 February on TLC and fans of the Duggar family are eagerly waiting to see how Jill Duggar deals with her pregnancy, and Jessa and Ben Seewald's lavish wedding.

"The larger-than-life Duggar family is in for some exciting times in the upcoming season of 19 Kids and Counting, which premieres February 17th at 9pm EST/8pm CST. With new sons-in-law and new babies on the way, this super-sized brood keeps on growing," the Duggar family blog reads.

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You can also watch all the previous episodes of the popular series online by clicking here.

In the last season, Jill got married to Derick Dillard while her younger sibling got engaged to Ben.

The new season of the popular American show will focus on the would-be-mother's journey towards parenthood as she would undergo ultrasound tests and attend birthing classes.

The Dillard couple will also get a taste of real parenthood when they invite the little Duggar daughters for a sleepover.

Meanwhile, Jessa and Ben will be planning their dream wedding which will have 1000 guests within a limited budget as they need to save money for their honeymoon.

"In the upcoming season, keep up with Jessa and Ben as they head to the altar. When the future Mr. and Mrs. Seewald decide to save money for a romantic honeymoon, it's all about pinching pennies on the wedding," the family blog reads.

The premiere episode is titled Jill's Secret and the synopsis reads: The family preps for Jessa's upcoming wedding to Ben Seewald. From budgeting to bridesmaid attire, Jessa knows what she wants. Also, Jill shares a life-changing announcement with the family.

The season 9 premiere episode of 19 Kids and Counting airs on 17 February.