The third child of Jess Oggar and Ben Zeewald Ivy Jane is about a month old, and proud parents reveal more details about birth and the reason why they chose her name.
In a video for TLC, the couple explained that they meant a specific historical figure when they named their first daughter. They also opened for Ivy Jane's sudden arrival almost two weeks before her date of expiration and the terrible thing that happened to Jessa after the baby was born.
When Ben and Jesse revealed their daughter's name, the fans immediately wondered if they had a special reason to choose Ivey Jane. After all, their two other children have names of special importance
Their first child, Spargin, was named Charles Spurgeon. He was a Baptist preacher in the 1
Like my brother, the name of Ivy Jane is also inspired by a figure in history. Her middle name, Jane, is a reference to Lady Jane Gray. By her name, Jane, she actually bears the name of Lady Jane Gray, who was a young lady who was Queen of England for a short time in the 1500s. It was very inspiring for us, "Ben explained.
Jane Gray was the great niece of Henry VIII. After the death of Henry Edward VI, the Protestant Reformers proclaimed her Queen. But Lady Jane's rule lasted only nine days. The heir of Henry VIII and his daughter Maria Tudor quickly took over the throne and Lady Jane was executed.
As for Ivy's first name Jane, the couple just chose her because she liked the way she sounded.  The birth of Ivy's Jane is inconsistent with the plan
But she was not yet fully prepared for Ivy Jane's sudden arrival. Jessa went into work 10 days before the expected date, which meant she had to throw her entire birth plan out the window.
"Our birth plan throughout this pregnancy is that we will deliver at the birth an apartment in the hospital with a midwife there," the 26-year-old explained. "But in the morning when my water dropped, it was the morning when my midwife left town for a week. While Ivy Jane arrived safe and sound after a short work, there was a terrible moment when Jessa had to rush to the hospital for uncontrolled bleeding. Fortunately both mother and baby are doing well.
"We are so grateful to God for this precious gift," Zeevalds told US Weekly. – She's so loved. Her big brothers adore her! See Showbiz Cheat Sheet on Facebook