Jessa Duggar Reveals She Needed a Blood Transfusion After 48-Hour Labor
More details about the Duggar family medical emergency has emerged.
Read: Jessa Duggar 'Doing Great' After Mom Michelle Called 911 During Home Birth
Jessa Duggar-Seewald had just given birth to her first child, a baby boy, at the family home in Arkansas.
But the new mom had to be rushed to the hospital after laboring to deliver her son for 48 hours, she told People magazine.
Duggar-Seewald's mother, Michelle, called 911, telling the dispatcher that the “mother was bleeding after birth” and “there was quite a bit of blood when the placenta detached.”
Duggar-Seewald underwent a blood transfusion, she said.
“It was very intense. Very long everything was different than I expected everyone stayed calm,” she said.
Read: Watch Below: 47-Year-Old Gives Birth to Child an Hour After Finding Out She Is Pregnant
She still hasn't settled on a name for the healthy baby boy who weighed in at 9 pounds 11 ounces.
Duggar-Seewald posted a photo of her precious newborn on Instagram:
The new issue of People hits newsstands on Friday.