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Infertility….the Second Time Around~by CN Board Member Julie Richt

DATE : August 27, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

If you have dealt with infertility or going through it now, you understand the fear, pain, and distress that comes during that uncertain time.  I want to be upfront with all of the readers when writing about secondary or second time infertility struggles.  I have been torn in how I should write about this topic […]

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My Rainbow Baby and the Potential of a Genetic Disorder~A Mama’s Thoughts

DATE : July 17, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Every pregnancy has this beautiful beginning. Those moments after those two lines pop up is perfection. A perfect life. A perfect family. A perfect Baby. Recently, our genetic tests came back for a high possibility for a congenital disorder. I was blown away. But this is my rainbow baby! My rainbow babies always come back […]

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Sometimes, Treatments Fail~ By Leah O.

DATE : June 8, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

Writing this post today I find myself surrounded by a half dozen cats and dogs, my Starbucks cups dripping with condensation. Outside of the occasional bark or meow my home is quiet. I suppose for many this would be a peaceful place – but often it feels like a dark reminder of the holes within […]

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Infertility: A Grandparents Story~by Linda McDowall

DATE : May 22, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

I am a grandma of infertility; I am my daughter’s mom. I have watched my daughter and son-in-law try to have a little one. For years I watched as my own daughter arms ached to hold one of her own. I seen her each Mother’s Day so desperately wanting to be called “mom.” I watched […]

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Walk of HOPE

DATE : April 28, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

We raised over $1,300 and had 76 participants for our first ever VIRTUAL walk!!! Wow you guys rocked it! We thank all of you for participating and would like to give a huge thanks to our Sponsors. Their sponsorship helps us continue the Conceive Nebraska mission further. Methodist Reproductive Health Specialist: https://www.bestcare.org/womens-hospital/services/reproductive-health/ Heartland Center For […]

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Dealing with Infertility as a Stepparent~By Lydia Loewenstein

DATE : April 11, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Let me first start off with saying that you are all amazing, strong and wonderful women. And you should NEVER feel guilty for wanting a child of your own flesh & blood. Being a stepparent and co-parenting is already a challenge without adding the extra stress and enormous bag of mixed emotions to the infertility […]

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2020 Walk of HOPE

DATE : April 2, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

As many people and organizations try to navigate this “new” temporary normal, Conceive Nebraska is doing the same.  Conceive Nebraska’s mission is to support individuals and couples facing fertility challenges in the greater Omaha area by increasing and improving educational resources and to raise awareness by changing the conversation surrounding infertility.  With our mission in mind and […]

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