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Your Weight and Fertility

DATE : May 28, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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Acupuncture for Fertility

DATE : May 19, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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2021 Walk of HOPE

DATE : April 9, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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A Donor Story-by an Anonymous Author

DATE : March 31, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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

DATE : January 14, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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Infertility & the Holidays

DATE : December 24, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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Story of an Egg Donor-Part Two

DATE : November 29, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

“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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Story of an Egg Donor-Part One

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

“Why did you decide to become an Egg Donor?” My sophomore year of college I was still living in the dorms, I loved them and was super involved in the community. So as a sophomore I got to pick a room. My roommate and I chose the big corner room with four windows (seriously it […]

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November’s President Letter

DATE : November 3, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

It’s hard to believe that 2020 is almost at a close. We’ve endured more this year than we ever have on top of the trials of trying to conceive. That is why it is so important that we take some time to practice gratitude. Join me during the month of November in making time each […]

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From Barista to Baby~Leah O

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

            One of the largest hurdles for many people facing the decision about whether to go forward with infertility treatment is finances. When including the cost of medications, the average price tag associated with a single round of IVF in the United States is $16,000. Most clinics do not offer in-house financing and require payment […]

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