Jessa Duggar pregnant: 19 Kids and Counting star plans to adopt baby with husband Ben Seewald
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Ever since Jessa Duggar married Ben Seewald, rumours about her pregnancy kept making the rounds on the internet. Now, the 19 Kids And Counting star has finally opened up about her plans to get pregnant and about adoption.

"We're looking forward to kids and also adoption is something we're really praying about... You have to be married for two years before you can adopt," the 22-year-old told the local Tennessee news station Memphis' FM 100.

The Duggar daughter has previously expressed her eagerness to adopt babies apart from having her own biological children, but her plans have been put on hold as she needs to remain married for at least two years in order to be eligible for adoption.

However, many doubted if the Duggars will actually allow her to do so as the Duggar family are members of Bill Gothard's controversial Quiverfull movement which believes that their followers should not adopt because the "sins of the parents" are passed on to their biological children.

The reality star remains vocal about her intimate relationship with husband Ben and keeps sharing their PDA moments on social networking websites.

During an interview with US Weekly, the Duggar sibling gushed about her newly married life and said "I think we're past the side hugs. We're definitely in love, and well on our way in this newlywed life," Duggar added. "And we're just loving it."

The Duggars are popular for their orthodox Christian beliefs and don't allow their daughters to hug or kiss their partners before marriage.

Jessa's elder sister Jill Duggar Dillard got pregnant a few months into her marriage with Derick Dillard and fans of the reality star are expecting to get similar news from the Seewald couple.

The Duggar family reality show, 19 Kids And Counting airs every Tuesday on TLC network and focuses on the Seewald couple's lavish wedding and Jill's journey as an expectant mother.