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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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May President’s Letter

DATE : May 8, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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Walk of HOPE

DATE : April 28, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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National Infertility Awareness Week

DATE : April 17, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

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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Dealing with Infertility as a Stepparent~By Lydia Loewenstein

DATE : April 11, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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2020 Walk of HOPE

DATE : April 2, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

As many people and organizations try to navigate this “new” temporary normal, Conceive Nebraska is doing the same.  Conceive Nebraska’s mission is to support individuals and couples facing fertility challenges in the greater Omaha area by increasing and improving educational resources and to raise awareness by changing the conversation surrounding infertility.  With our mission in mind and […]

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Knowing When Your Done

DATE : March 16, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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’s President’s Letter

DATE : March 2, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

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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From a Friends Point of View

DATE : February 13, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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February’s President’s Letter

DATE : January 31, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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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