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Fall Fiesta Update

DATE : September 18, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

It has been quite the year for fundraising as a non-profit. We’ve had to reimagine our Walk of Hope and Fall Fundraiser and boy, did our board volunteers rise to the occasion! We cannot thank our community enough for showing up-virtually of course-for our Fiesta Fundraiser earlier this month. We had a fun night playing […]

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September’s President’s Letter~Kassandra Mayo

DATE : September 9, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Imagine this, another visibly pregnant woman with a young girl holding her hand. They are laughing and enjoying their time walking along the park path. The woman stops, puts her hand on her belly and smiles a wistful smile. Your eyes connect and immediately you are filled with anger, a deep sadness, and a twinge […]

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Infertility….the Second Time Around~by CN Board Member Julie Richt

DATE : August 27, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

If you have dealt with infertility or going through it now, you understand the fear, pain, and distress that comes during that uncertain time.  I want to be upfront with all of the readers when writing about secondary or second time infertility struggles.  I have been torn in how I should write about this topic […]

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August’s President’s Letter

DATE : August 12, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Conceive Nebraska is growing and we need your help! This coming November is a BIG month for voters and for our board as well. We are in need of a few individuals who would like to volunteer for the Conceive Nebraska board. It’s a year long commitment where you engage in the going on’s of […]

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My Rainbow Baby and the Potential of a Genetic Disorder~A Mama’s Thoughts

DATE : July 17, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Every pregnancy has this beautiful beginning. Those moments after those two lines pop up is perfection. A perfect life. A perfect family. A perfect Baby. Recently, our genetic tests came back for a high possibility for a congenital disorder. I was blown away. But this is my rainbow baby! My rainbow babies always come back […]

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July’s Presidents Letter

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

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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Sometimes, Treatments Fail~ By Leah O.

DATE : June 8, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

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’s President’s Letter

DATE : June 6, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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Infertility: A Grandparents Story~by Linda McDowall

DATE : May 22, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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Omaha Gives!

DATE : May 18, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

“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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