We were told in here last week that a 2nd trimester baby is not a human being. So what do we call it when a woman gives birth in her 25th week of pregnancy? Would it be ok to just kill the darn thing instead of going through all the trouble of trying to save it? This woman has 18 other kids, so she certainly won't mind one more or less. After all, it's not human, right? Michelle Duggar's Baby Josie Brooklyn Born Prematurely Because of Pregnancy Complication - ABC News Michelle Duggar's 19th child was born in an emergency C-section because Duggar, the star of the reality show "18 Kids and Counting," suffered from a rare, potentially life-threatening condition that causes high blood pressure, according to her doctor. Reality TV mom Michelle Duggar has given birth to a premature girl.The condition known as preeclampsia, which occurs in about 5 to 8 percent of pregnancies, was discovered during Duggar's admission last week at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science to evaluate pain related to gall bladder disease. Josie Brooklyn was born at 25 weeks and, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in June, babies born at 25 weeks who receive aggressive treatment through intensive care have an 82 percent chance of survival.