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March 16

Knowing When Your Done

How do you deal with infertility when you are no longer trying to conceive? I have always wanted a minimum of three kids. This was something my husband and I both agreed on long before we were even married. Here I am now with two perfect children. I know I have more than many others who are […]

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March 2

Sitting in the fertility clinic waiting to hear my name get called for what seemed like the hundredth time in our 12 years of TTC, I noticed the waiting room to be a little more crowded than normal. Couples clasping hands, guys shaking their legs so hard they look like their gonna take off, individuals […]

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February 13

From a Friends Point of View

One of my best friends has tried to have babies with her husband since they married many years ago.  They were never able to conceive.  She has considered adoption – and would love to adopt. But I know her heart is set on creating her own life.  I understand this feeling as I feel the […]

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January 31

February’s President’s Letter

While most tend to put an emphasis on flattering their significant others with chocolates, flowers and love letters around the middle of the month, I wonder what it would be like if we celebrated every day of the month with just as much enthusiasm. Most of us would fess up and say that our relationships […]

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January 26

How We Came To Choose Donor Egg Path

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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January 19

(Re)productive Journey

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 5

January’s Presidents Letter

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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January 1

~The Year of Hope~

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 5

December Presidents Letter

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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November 26

Holiday Time While Trying to Conceive ~by Heather Hochstetler

This is the time of year that we are all “merry and bright”! At least that is how it feels, right? Everyone is running around shopping, or paying it forward in the coffee lines. But when you are trying to conceive and have been for a while this time of year can be downright painful. […]

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