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October 19

Parenting and Infertility

Written by Conceive Nebraska board Member Nikki B. Going through any fertility struggle is traumatic and devastating and the effects of this experience can have a long-lasting impact on parenting. From anxiety during pregnancy, anxiety after birth, feelings of constant worry that something will happen that takes this precious gift away, and feelings of guilt […]

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August 29

Talk About It

At Conceive Nebraska, we believe that with infertility effecting 1 in 8 couples, we should and NEED to talk about it. No matter where you are in your story-honor it-own it-don’t be ashamed of it. So many people are living out their journey’s in silence because of embarrassment or cultural unacceptance or they feel there’s […]

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August 20

Virtual Fall Fundraiser

Join the Conceive Nebraska board members for our annual Fall Fundraiser! While we wish we could meet in person, with the uprise of Covid and many in our community going through infertility treatments, we will be hosting an online event. Mark your calendars and meet us online for a Facebook live update on everything that […]

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May 28

Your Weight and Fertility

We are honored to have Dr. Stephanie Gustin from Heartland Reproductive Center in Omaha, Nebraska, tackle a sensitive topic with fertility: Weight. It’s not a fun topic to talk about because while we are always talking about the pains of losing weight, we rarely talk about HOW it effects our fertility. “Your fertility and your […]

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May 19

Acupuncture for Fertility

We are so excited to have Thirteen Moons Acupuncture as sponsors for the 2021 year! Who is Thirteen Moons? We are glad you asked! Thirteen Moons Acupuncture was founded in 2003 by Donna Huber, a licensed acupuncturist with a Master’s degree in Chinese Medicine. We are a fully licensed and board-certified Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese […]

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April 9

2021 Walk of HOPE

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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March 31

A Donor Story-by an Anonymous Author

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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January 14

Don’t go it alone: Find Connection and Understanding in Fertility Support Circle

The experience of infertility is a difficult, demanding, and emotionally trying journey. It can also be a hard topic to discuss with friends and family, who may not fully understand the complexities, may ask painful questions or offer unhelpful advice. Even just explaining where you are in the process can require reliving setbacks or losses. […]

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December 24

Infertility & the Holidays

Walking through infertility and family building challenges is rough – 7 days a week, 365 days a year. And yet, somehow that intensity seems to be turned up even more in the holiday season. In case you haven’t seen them yet, today we’re unpacking some tips – taken straight from our free mental health video series – […]

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November 29

Story of an Egg Donor-Part Two

“You’re not really donating though, because you’re getting paid, right?” This is a really tough question because the lawyer in me jumps out and immediately says “No one is getting paid for their eggs, it’s illegal to sell human tissue, organs, or cells in the United States. The compensation that I and other donors receive […]

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