13 Kids and Counting: Family Welcomes 13th Son

posted: 05/15/15
by: Blythe Copeland

We know a lot about big families at TLC -- have you met the Duggars or the Willis clan? -- but this story had us scratching our heads. What are the chances: This week, a couple in Michigan welcomed their 13th child--a boy, who should feel right at home with his 12 older brothers. Yes, you read that right: All of the children in this one, big, happy family are boys!

Parents Jay and Kateri Schwandt haven't released the baby's name yet, but he was born Wednesday, weighing in at just under 9 pounds and 22 inches long. That's almost as big as Baby Israel!

Though dad Jay has said that the family wouldn't mind a girl ("I've experienced all the boy stuff...it would be really neat to experience the other side," he told Today), his Facebook post announcing the birth shows they aren't in the least disappointed with adding one more boy to their crew. "It's a BOY!" Today reports the proud dad wrote. "BLESSED beyond belief!"