"I can't even describe right now the anticipation I am feeling, as I am about to get to meet my firstborn son for the first time face to face," the 19 Kids and Counting star wrote. "So many people have already testified that nothing can quite describe that moment and that I'll just have to experience it for myself.
"When I look around, I can see new life everywhere. The trees are budding, which means summer is near. My wife, Jill, is beginning to have contractions which means that the birth of our son is near," Derick wrote about the Braxton Hicks contractions his wife has been experiencing.