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July 1

July’s Presidents Letter

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 8

Sometimes, Treatments Fail~ By Leah O.

Writing this post today I find myself surrounded by a half dozen cats and dogs, my Starbucks cups dripping with condensation. Outside of the occasional bark or meow my home is quiet. I suppose for many this would be a peaceful place – but often it feels like a dark reminder of the holes within […]

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June 6

June’s President’s Letter

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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May 22

Infertility: A Grandparents Story~by Linda McDowall

I am a grandma of infertility; I am my daughter’s mom. I have watched my daughter and son-in-law try to have a little one. For years I watched as my own daughter arms ached to hold one of her own. I seen her each Mother’s Day so desperately wanting to be called “mom.” I watched […]

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May 18

Omaha Gives!

“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 8

May President’s Letter

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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April 28

Walk of HOPE

We raised over $1,300 and had 76 participants for our first ever VIRTUAL walk!!! Wow you guys rocked it! We thank all of you for participating and would like to give a huge thanks to our Sponsors. Their sponsorship helps us continue the Conceive Nebraska mission further. Methodist Reproductive Health Specialist: https://www.bestcare.org/womens-hospital/services/reproductive-health/ Heartland Center For […]

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April 17

National Infertility Awareness Week

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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April 11

Dealing with Infertility as a Stepparent~By Lydia Loewenstein

Let me first start off with saying that you are all amazing, strong and wonderful women. And you should NEVER feel guilty for wanting a child of your own flesh & blood. Being a stepparent and co-parenting is already a challenge without adding the extra stress and enormous bag of mixed emotions to the infertility […]

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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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