TLC Little People, Big World Spoilers finds that Zach Roloff discloses to his mother, Amy Roloff, that baby Lilah will likely have dwarfism. Amy offers comforting words and a listening ear as Zach vents about his anxiety over this news. Zach is not only worried about baby Lilah’s health after she is born, but he is also concerned for her ability to form social relationships as she grows older.
Zach tells Amy that the doctor disclosed there is a high likelihood of Lilah having achondroplasia, the same form of dwarfism that Zach has. Zach is worried about this diagnosis causing suffering for his child and hardship for the family. “I feel like we were blessed that Jackson was so healthy. But we do run the risk of baby girl not being.”
TLC Little People, Big World Spoilers: Zach Roloff Opens Up to Amy Roloff About Baby Lilah’s Potential Dwarfism
Amy understands Zach’s state of mind in this moment. She offers advice, telling Zach about the health issues he had as a child. Although this was undoubtedly difficult for Zach and his parents, Zach is no less loved or unsuccessful because of his health issues growing up.
TLC Little People, Big World Spoilers: Zach Roloff Opens Up To Amy Roloff About Baby Lilah’s Potential Dwarfism
Zach then shares his worries about Lilah’s growth into adolescence and how that could affect her ability to build confidence and make friends. “Knowing that you’re going to have a kid with some sort of disability – I see so many normal girls with so many insecurities,” he says. Amy connects this to her own experiences as a young girl with dwarfism. She admits she felt shy and left-out as a child but notes that Lilah could have an entirely different personality and experience.
As a soon-to-be father to a baby girl, Zach has logical apprehensions about what the future will hold. He feels young girls can be catty and cruel at times, and he wishes he could shield Lilah from that anguish. A nurturing Amy actively listens to Zach’s concerns and confirms them. She does not want to give Zach false hope that this will be easy, but sharing her own experiences can help give Zach a positive perspective—that all obstacles can be overcome with love and support.
TLC Little People, Big World Spoilers: Zach Roloff and Tori Roloff Adjust Beautifully
Zach and his wife, Tori Roloff, were troubled at first by their OB/GYN’s diagnosis. Fortunately, it looks like Lilah is on a healthy developmental path thus far. Zach and Tori are quite active on social media, and they are currently gushing about parenthood in their posts. In an interview with Access Hollywood, Tori says she always thought two children would be her maximum desire. Now, the couple agrees they hope to expand their family. We wish the best for this adorable little family and hope the remainder of this season documents their happiness to come. For any other soap opera and entertainment news, please visit Daily Soap Dish. For more royal and celeb baby news, come back to Celeb Baby Laundry.