She speaks candidly with ET about her miscarriages and pregnancy nerves, to lighter topics like the possibility of a Bates-Duggar wedding, and fellow mom-to-be Jill Duggar's pregnancy advice.
Erin Bates Paine: I think that was one of the main things that helped me and Chad get through it.
They practice chaperoned courtship, in which a couple acquaints itself only in a group setting.
On May 22, 2015, TLC suspended the series when the Duggars' eldest son Josh publicly apologized for having "acted inexcusably" following reports that he molested five girls, including some of his sisters, by fondling them.
Hearing stories from ladies and families who have been through hard situations that were even worse than ours in some cases, really made us take our eyes off of ourselves and put them on the people who were hurting around us.
I honestly had no idea how many people face the problem that we were going through, and it really opened our eyes.
God is going to use Joseph in a mighty way to share His love and Bible principles to today’s world! We love you, son.” previously reported, this is the first time that the Duggar family has had a child leave home to attend college. She is the third of Kelly and Gil Bates's brood of 19, and her 2013 wedding to hubby Chad Paine was even featured on 19 Kids.Now, she and her ever-growing family are starring in the brand-new UP series Since her wedding, the 23-year-old accomplished pianist has sadly suffered a number of miscarriages, but after being treated for a blood-clotting disorder is now happily 23 weeks pregnant.Each Duggar lady (and Duggar guy, too) sets standards for her relationship as soon as a courtship is official, but the rules evolve as the relationship becomes more serious.Read on to get all the do's and don'ts of Duggar dating. Dad approves all courtships Before a boy approaches one of the lovely Duggar daughters, he must go through Jim Bob first.