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Jessa Duggar Reveals She Needed a Blood Transfusion After 48-Hour Labor

Playing 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:


Every time I look into this precious little face, I can't believe he's really mine! I feel blessed beyond measure! 😍 So in love! #BabySeewald (P.S. Still haven't settled on his middle name! 😊 Looking forward to sharing with y'all as soon as we decide! ❤️) @ben_seewald

A photo posted by Jessa Seewald (@jessaseewald) on Nov 10, 2015 at 12:33pm PST

The new issue of People hits newsstands on Friday.

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