1000-lb Sisters star Amy Slaton reveals to Dr. Procter that she’s expecting a child, only four months after getting her weight-loss surgery. However, this news doesn’t go over too well with the surgeon. What’s in store for Amy, now that’s pregnant?
1000-lb Sisters: Amy Slaton’s Journey with Dr. Procter
On 1000-lb Sisters, Amy Slaton’s biggest goal to lose weight is to get pregnant. She often talked about how she feels incomplete as a woman because she isn’t able to get pregnant. So, she decided to get weight-loss surgery so that way, she could get pregnant with her husband.
After dropping enough weight, Amy Slaton qualified to get gastric bypass surgery. And after she gets the medical procedure, she looses more than 120 pounds.
But, one of the side-effects that she’s experiencing after surgery is problems pooping. So, she decides to go to the ER for an x-ray on 1000-lb Sisters. Before she’s able to get the x-ray done, her doctor makes her take a pregnancy test.
The pregnancy test came back positive. This is how Amy Slaton learned that she’s expecting.
Using Baby As a Crutch
1000-lb Sisters celeb Amy’s family is noticing that she’s eating a lot of food that she isn’t supposed to be eating. And that she’s eating large portion sizes.
This is leaving her brother, Chris Slaton, and sister, Tammy Slaton, concerned about Amy’s health. But, when they go to bring that up to her, Amy gets very defensive. The 1000-lb Sisters celeb says that she just wants to be able to enjoy her pregnancy.
1000-lb Sisters: Amy Slaton Shares Disappointing News to Dr. Procter
On 1000-lb Sisters, Amy reveals to Dr. Procter that she’s expecting. She finds out that she’s only lost 18 pounds since she’s gotten her surgery. Amy says that this is because she’s at a standstill since she’s expecting.
After revealing this information to Dr. Procter, she says that she’s on a high dosage of birth control. While Dr. Procter doesn’t yell at Amy, he starts off by telling Amy “congratulations”. But, he says the goal is to wait before trying to get pregnant.
Dr. Procter says that he’s disappointed that Amy wasn’t able to wait the full two years before getting pregnant. 1000-lb Sisters star Dr. Procter also says that she’s a high-risk pregnancy, because of her weight.
He’s also concerned that she’s not going to lose as much weight. He says that this is because a lot of women have difficulty losing weight after having a baby. Dr. Procter tries to encourage her to stay on track with her weight loss, especially while she’s having pregnancy cravings.
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