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Kassandra Mayo

How We Came To Choose Donor Egg Path

DATE : January 26, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

by Anonymous Contributor When I found out my best egg from IVF was missing chromosome #2, I realized I didn’t want to throw more good money at more potentially bad eggs. Months later, that sentence still raises grief. But I knew then the practical decision on a financial and emotional level was to get a […]

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(Re)productive Journey

DATE : January 19, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

by Anonymous Contributor If you are starting out on the assisted reproductive journey, I want to tell you what I didn’t know when I started: gather the troops. Be ready to say the words “I need.” Also, this reproductive journey may not be as smooth and quick as you may hope and expect. Try to […]

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January’s Presidents Letter

DATE : January 5, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Were you one of the many that was glad to see 2019 go? As I look back at what Conceive Nebraska achieved, the work we did, and the relationships we made in 2019, I can’t help but be thankful and excited at what’s to come! So thankful, that as I look to 2020, I envision […]

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~The Year of Hope~

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

Every year we mutter, “where did the time go?” and we take a minute to ponder how we spent the last 365 days. I’ll be honest, when I look back at this last year, I find myself exhaling a HUGE sigh of relief. So many things changed and yet stayed the same. One thing that […]

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December Presidents Letter

DATE : December 5, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

As I reflect on my first year as president, I can’t help but feel grateful for all of you. Without you, Conceive Nebraska couldn’t exist!  Whether you donated to the cause, were one of the 300 individuals who personally attended one of our events, volunteered on our board, started a conversation in one of our […]

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Our Adoption Story

DATE : November 19, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

~By Amber Owens Failure after failure is what describes the last 4 years of our lives. My husband and I started trying to have a baby a year after our marriage. Nine months went by and still no baby. I am impatient and went to my doctor. This is a time when my impatience was […]

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National Adoption Month-Our Open Adoption Story

DATE : November 8, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Infertility treatments, miscarriage, foster care, failed adoption, open adoption. All of these things have been apart of my life that last 12 years. I had always wanted to be a mother and when I finally met the man of my dreams we started trying a year after marriage. After a missed period and negative tests […]

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November Presidents Letter

DATE : November 1, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

November is here which means, the holidays are upon us. So many who are TTC (trying to conceive) find themselves dreading this time of year. Yet, here I am trying to find some encouraging word to share with you and remind you that even though the leaves change color and fall to the ground, we […]

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Pregnancy/Infant Loss Awareness Month

DATE : October 30, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

As we end National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month, we want to acknowledge and honor those who are grieving and offer our support. Statistics tell us that 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss so chances are, you know someone if you haven’t experienced it yourself. While talking about it is still considered taboo, […]

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October’s President’s Letter

DATE : October 2, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Last month, the Conceive Nebraska board held a tailgate fundraiser at Kros Strain Brewing to celebrate another awesome year and raise funds for upcoming projects. 70 individuals came together to cheer on the Huskers, chow on BBQ, and support the on-going work Conceive Nebraska provides to our community. We are so thankful for our underwriter: […]

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