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'RHONJ' Star Melissa Gorga Is No Longer Open To Having More Kids

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By Lindsay Cronin

Melissa Gorga and her husband, Joe Gorga, may have been seen considering a fourth child during the 10th season of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" last year but according to a recent interview, the couple is no longer considering expanding their family.

While chatting with Us Weekly, Melissa, who has been starring on the Bravo reality series since its third season, said that she will not be getting pregnant for a fourth time after enduring several months of challenging moments while in quarantine.

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“Just having to homeschool even another child [in quarantine] would make me want to say no, I can tell you that,” Melissa told the magazine. “I think we were really deep into, like, leaning towards yes for a minute. I think it’s just, like, the time has passed."

For now, Melissa and Joe are planning to enjoy their family as is.

"I feel like we’re in a spot where I’m like, ‘OK, let me just, like, be happy with what I have.’ I have three healthy children,” she explained.

People Talked Melissa Gorga Out Of A Fourth Pregnancy

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Melissa and Joe have been married since 2004 and share three children together, including their 14-year-old daughter Antonia and their sons, 12-year-old Gino and nine-year-old Joey,.

During a February appearance on "The Wendy Williams Show," Melissa said she was “in the process” of freezing her eggs “in case” she and Joe decided to move forward with plans for a fourth child.

Months later, Melissa told Us Weekly that while she and Joe were “really contemplating” another child, people ultimately “talked” them out of the idea.

Melissa Gorga Is Ready To Focus On Other Things

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That “ship has sailed,” Melissa confirmed.

According to Melissa, she's “thrown” herself “hard” into her role as a mom in recent years but looks forward to focusing on other things in the future.

“I feel like, you know what, I’ve done that. I accomplished that. I have three healthy kids. Thank God,” she explained. “It’s like, now I’m at [a] time where I can actually work and be successful and have my own thing. So it’s like … I think I’m good.”

Melissa Gorga Will Soon Return To Bravo For 'RHONJ' Season 11

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Earlier this month, after production on "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" season 11 was suddenly shut down in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, Melissa revealed on Instagram that she and her co-stars would be getting back to filming soon. And while fans have not yet received a confirmation that Melissa and her cast mates are back in front of the camera, it seems likely that they will be returning to Bravo in their new season at some point later this year or early next year.

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