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November 8

National Adoption Month-Our Open Adoption Story

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 1

November Presidents Letter

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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October 30

Pregnancy/Infant Loss Awareness Month

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 2

October’s President’s Letter

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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September 22

Date Nights On A Budget

Written by CN Secretary~Megan Dalton-Gifford During your infertility journey you begin to feel alone, frustrated and even separated from your significant other. Spending time together either intimate or not can begin to feel like a chore. You may begin to feel disconnected and that you are on a schedule for everything. With all of this […]

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September 4

Life with PCOS~By Megan Gifford

Missed periods, mood swings, strange cravings, unexplained weight gain… No I am not pregnant, I have PCOS. What is PCOS you may ask, well it is polycystic ovary syndrome. It is one of the leading causes of infertility in women 18-44 years old. It is a hormonal imbalance caused by an excess amount of male […]

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August 22

Exciting News For You!

We at Conceive Nebraska work hard to find you free to low-cost resources to help you on your journey through infertility. We understand the costs that come with infertility due to appointments every day, treatments, medications overnighted, and the procedures that it all requires. We also understand the emotional and mental toll it takes on […]

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August 14

Motherhood After Infertility

Written for Conceive Nebraska by Sheena Stafford Ya know, when I was in the middle of infertility, I would imagine what it was gonna be like to be a mom. I pictured myself to be a cool Mary fucking Poppins. Patience, kindness, compassion, and wisdom…I’d have all of those and I’d never yell while we […]

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July 27

What I Wish I Had Known….by Julie Richt

The journey of infertility – what I would have wanted to know.  This blog is not necessarily here to provide you concrete “facts” about infertility, but rather, my truths.  If I could go back and do things differently, would I?  The answer to that question, is absolutely YES!  Infertility got the best of me for […]

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July 16

Infertility After Kids

by Sheena Stafford The truth is…I look normal. Husband. 3 kids. 2 dogs. Cozy apt. Nice car. Strikingly Normal. Then, theres the ugly truth. The stuff that no one can see. The invisible reason my life changed. INFERTILITY. It’s silent and hidden. I find myself screaming from tall buildings ” Im infertile” I’ve had a […]

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