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Health & Fit Why '1000-lb Sisters' star Tammy Slaton was 'mad' about co-star Amy's pregnancy

23:20  04 january  2021
23:20  04 january  2021 Source:   today.com

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Why ' 1000 - lb Sisters ' star Tammy Slaton was ' mad ' about co - star Amy ' s pregnancy . " 1000 - lb . Sisters " stars Amy Slaton and Tammy Slaton TLC. In a clip from the season premiere, airing Monday, Tammy is caught off guard by the news that Amy , 33, and her husband, Michael Halterman

TLC' s 1000 - Lb Sisters focuses on siblings Amy and Tammy Slaton . And, as the title of the show suggests, the sisters have a combined weight that In their video, the stars of TLC' s 1000 - Lb Sisters crammed marshmallow after marshmallow into their mouths, cracking each other up as they do so.

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Amy Slaton of TLC’s docuseries “1000-lb. Sisters” admitted to being “scared as hell” after discovering she was pregnant just four months after undergoing weight loss surgery.

Amy’s sister and co-star, Tammy Slaton, also had concerns. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery recommends women avoid getting pregnant for 12 to 18 months to allow their weight to stabilize and correct any nutrient deficiencies.

“I was feeling all sorts of things — I was mad and sad and worried about her health and safety since it was so soon after her surgery,” Tammy, 34, told People.

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In a clip from the season premiere, airing Monday, Tammy is caught off guard by the news that Amy, 33, and her husband, Michael Halterman, are expecting their first child.

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Amy and Tammy Slaton from Kentucky are chronicling their weight loss journey on TLC' s new six-part series 1000 - lb Sisters , which premieres on New Year' s The sisters , who are also YouTube stars , hope to have bariatric surgery, but they both have to lose a great deal of weight before they qualify.

' 1000 - Lb . Sisters ': Did Tammy Slaton Undergo Weight Loss Surgery? By Gabrielle Bernardini. Updated 23 minutes ago. Throughout Season 1, Amy expressed her desire to one day become a mother. However, Dr. Procter warned the TLC star that she should wait at least two years after her

“I mean, don’t get me wrong, I want ya’ll to have kids, but it’s too soon,” Tammy tells Amy.

Amy doesn't argue.

“I know, it’s like, I’m scared as hell, because it was only four months ago that I had my surgery and now I’m pregnant,” she replies.

According to Dr. Michael Fishman, a board-certified bariatric surgeon at Grand View Health in Pennsylvania, Slaton has put herself at risk for pregnancy complications.

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“We know the risk of miscarriage is extremely high in the first 12 to 18 months after having weight loss surgery,” Fishman told TODAY Parents. “Your body is working so hard to help this fetus grow, but at the same time you’re dropping all this weight. It’s counterintuitive to what a body should be doing during a pregnancy.”

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When Tammy Slaton first appeared on the premiere of ' 1000 - LB Sisters ', she weighed a whopping 605 pounds at the age of 32. Her sister Amy weighed 406 pounds at the age of 31. What does Tammy look like now that she kept up with her amazing weight loss journey?

Amy Slaton Reveals She’ s Expecting Her First Child in 1000 - Lb . Sisters Season 2 Teaser. RELATED: Amy Slaton Qualifies for Weight Loss Surgery but Her Sister Does Not in 1000 - Lb . Sisters Finale. Although Tammy is getting support from her family, Amy worries that her sister ’ s boyfriend

Fishman said Slaton can expect to be monitored closely throughout her pregnancy.

“It doesn’t mean she won't have a successful pregnancy,” he said. “But it is high-risk."

Amy remains hopeful.

As she told TODAY Parents last month, “I’m ready to be a mom and all that comes with it."

Related: The TLC personality is expecting her first child.

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