Roloff News: Zach and Tori Roloff now have a family of three! The Little People, Big World stars announced the news of their third child’s birth on Instagram on May 3rd, 2022. Because they waited until after the birth of their child to find out the sex, the announcement doubled as both a birth announcement and a “gender reveal.”
It was a joyous occasion for fans of the TLC series, but many also had the same follow-up question: Is Tori’s new baby dwarfed?” To learn more about the latest addition to the Roloff clan, keep reading!
Tori and Zach Roloff’s third child is here…
What a joy! “Welcome to the world sweet Josiah Luke!” It was a picture of Tori’s newborn child that she captioned on Instagram. “You surprised us all by coming early, but also the wait felt like a lifetime! Best birthday present ever!”
Josiah was born on April 30th, 2022, according to his mom. He was 19.5 inches long and a svelte 7 pounds, 6 ounces in weight.
Zach, on the other hand, announced the news of his own pregnancy on Instagram, writing: “He came about two weeks early but we were ready! Super happy for our family and the kids adore him already. Very proud of Tori as well, she has done incredible! ❤️”
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Is Tori Roloff’s new baby a dwarf?
Little people are Jackson and Lilah, two of Zach and Tori’s older kids, respectively. All of them were born with the same form of dwarfism that Zach and his mother Amy suffer from. (In contrast, Matt Roloff suffers from diastrophic dysplasia.) Whether or not their new child is also a dwarf has yet to be revealed by the couple, however.
If Zach and Tori want to keep the fact that their third child is a dwarf a secret, that is entirely up to them. Because prenatal imaging can detect whether the baby’s head is larger than average or whether its long bones are shorter than average — both indicators of achondroplasia — they’ve likely known for some time now either way.
It’s likely that as time goes on, Jackson and Lilah’s parents will share more details about their new baby, including photos, milestones, and how Jackson and Lilah are adapting. There will probably be more information about whether Josiah is as small as his older brothers and sisters in the future. However, for the time being, fans can enjoy the fact that he’s here, he’s healthy, and he’s incredibly cute.