Little People Big World's Zach and Tori Roloff Share Their Newborn Son's Achondroplasia Diagnosis

Little People Big World's Zach and Tori Roloff Share Their Newborn Son's Achondroplasia Diagnosis

Zach and Tori Roloff's newborn son has achondroplasia.  the A big world of little people The stars recently revealed that their son, Josiah, who they welcomed on April 30, has the same type of dwarfism as his father and two older siblings, Jackson, 5, and Lilah, 2. Tori, who married Zach in 2015, does not have dwarfism.

"This is Josiah. He has achondroplasia, but it's not like Josiah has achondroplasia," Zach said. us weekly of his youngest son.

"Like I'm Tori, I have brown hair. I'm not a brunette, that's not how I would classify myself," Tori agreed.

Like Zach and his children, his parents, Matt and Amy Roloff, also have achondroplasia.

"It's so normal for us," Tori said of achondroplasia.  "We have so many resources and there are a lot of parents who don't have the same resources and ... don't have the same confidence in everything that Zach and I do."

In the future, Zach said, he and Tori "will definitely be advocates for people with dwarfism for our children."

When ET spoke with the couple earlier this month, they talked about becoming a family of five.

"Going from one to two was a lot harder than going from two to three," Tori told ET.  "I said it on social media. It's like Josiah has been here this whole time."

"It is," Zach agreed.  "You're adding cars to the train now. He's just part of the show."

As for how her older children are adjusting to their little brother, Tori said, "They both try to pick him up. They bring their Binky. Lilah is really worried because they changed his diaper and [that] He is eating."

While Zach isn't sure he wants to add a fourth child to the mix, Tori is open to the possibility.  "Is more difficult [say]'We're done', because [Josiah's] been so easy.  I'm like, 'Oh, maybe we can do one more.'"


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