Melissa Amato

Melissa Amato


Melissa is a mom of two and proud birthmom of one. She's a fearless Navy wife who has moved her family all across the country. She currently resides in Hawaii and spends her days playing at the beach and running an organic food buying club.

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When Another Mother Raises The Baby You Gave Birth To

It's a funny thing, being a birthmom. People ask if our two boys are my only children and I'm stuck momentarily in this place of, "Should I share my story?" I imagine parents who have lost a son or daughter feel a similar conflict. You want to be truthful and honor that child's place in your life, but most days it’s just easier to just say, "Yes. These are my only kids," because in reality they are.