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Kassandra Mayo

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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Omaha Gives!

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

“Omaha Gives! is a year-round online giving platform organized by the Omaha Community Foundation to grow philanthropy in our community. The goal of Omaha Gives! is to inspire our community to come together for 24-hours to give as much as possible to support the work of public 501(c)(3) nonprofits in the metro area. Since 2013, Omaha Gives! has […]

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May President’s Letter

DATE : May 8, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

May 1st came and went and here we are 8 days in. Time is blur as I’m still trying to figure out a “new normal.” However, the calendar doesn’t stop and the days keep ticking off. Imagine my surprise when I realized that this weekend is Mother’s Day! Between my husband and I, we have […]

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National Infertility Awareness Week

DATE : April 17, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

This week kicks off the National Week of Infertility Awareness. What does this mean? It’s a chance for those of us who struggle with infertility to help change the conversations going on about the trials associated with trying to conceive. It’s an opportunity to shed light on a taboo subject that millions of individuals are […]

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