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Kassandra Mayo

2021 Walk of HOPE

DATE : April 9, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

It’s that time of year again to raise Infertility Awareness through Conceive Nebraska’s annual Walk of HOPE. While we are going virtual again for the health and safety of our community, it doesn’t mean we are alone. This year as we kick off the National Week of Infertility Awareness, we are focusing on finding safety […]

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A Donor Story-by an Anonymous Author

DATE : March 31, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

THE GOOD EGG I was in a dark place this time last year. After a miscarriage and years of unsuccessful infertility treatments, I was imagining life childless and trying to figure out how to come to terms with quiet holidays, never seeing my husband have a daddy-daughter dance, and even more awkward moments with my […]

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November’s President Letter

DATE : November 3, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

It’s hard to believe that 2020 is almost at a close. We’ve endured more this year than we ever have on top of the trials of trying to conceive. That is why it is so important that we take some time to practice gratitude. Join me during the month of November in making time each […]

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October President’s Letter

DATE : October 3, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The air turns crisp, leaves begin to change color, and people everywhere are obsessed with pumpkin spice. While we throw on our flannel and knee high boots, look for fun Halloween activities that are worthy of our adulting status, 1 in 4 women are secretly hurting….secretly remembering their pregnancy loss. Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness […]

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Fall Fiesta Update

DATE : September 18, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

It has been quite the year for fundraising as a non-profit. We’ve had to reimagine our Walk of Hope and Fall Fundraiser and boy, did our board volunteers rise to the occasion! We cannot thank our community enough for showing up-virtually of course-for our Fiesta Fundraiser earlier this month. We had a fun night playing […]

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September’s President’s Letter~Kassandra Mayo

DATE : September 9, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Imagine this, another visibly pregnant woman with a young girl holding her hand. They are laughing and enjoying their time walking along the park path. The woman stops, puts her hand on her belly and smiles a wistful smile. Your eyes connect and immediately you are filled with anger, a deep sadness, and a twinge […]

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August’s President’s Letter

DATE : August 12, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Conceive Nebraska is growing and we need your help! This coming November is a BIG month for voters and for our board as well. We are in need of a few individuals who would like to volunteer for the Conceive Nebraska board. It’s a year long commitment where you engage in the going on’s of […]

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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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July’s Presidents Letter

DATE : July 1, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

It’s been a crazy couple of months and through it all, I have come to value community. The people who create a safe place for me to live, work, and play while being my authentic self. One of the communities that I have come to appreciate is my “infertility crew.” The people who know what […]

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June’s President’s Letter

DATE : June 6, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

This month, I’m reflecting on how everyone’s story matters. If you’re beginning you’re “infertility journey” or 12 years deep, how you feel and what you have to say about your experience should be valued and heard. Which is why this month, I would like for us to encourage the men in our lives to share […]

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