RMHC in Omaha Blog

‘It’s not about me’

“If you stay here, she won’t make it.” Those were the words Victoria heard when her daughter was just three months old. The five surgeries Mireya had endured hadn’t done…

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‘Being Here Changes Everything’

When Sabrina was five months pregnant, her doctor informed her that her son had gastroschisis, a condition where the baby’s intestines are outside of his belly. She and her husband…

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Maria Fights for More Hope

Maria became a mother on August 8, 2014, giving birth to twins, Ezra and Aliyah. Ezra has grown to become a goofy three-year-old, playing and being as mischievous as any…

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Derrick’s Story

In April of 2015, Michelle gave birth to a perfectly healthy, 7 pound, 9 ounce baby boy. She and her husband Esteban named him Derrick, and they were able to…

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Mackenzie’s Story

Harvest season had arrived in Clarinda, Iowa in October of 2015, and Megan was looking forward to the birth of her daughter in just under two more months. One cool…

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Andrew’s Story

The following was written by Andrew’s father, Steven, and edited by RMHC in Omaha staff. “We were referred to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (now known as Nebraska Medicine)…

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Jozlyn’s Story

It was early May, and Brandi and her fiancée Paul were beaming with excitement over the upcoming birth of their twins, a boy and a girl. Brandi was 26 weeks…

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Lamon’s Story

Lamon is eight years old, but he’s gone through a lifetime worth of challenges. When he was born in March 2009 at 27 weeks, he weighed one pound, seven ounces….

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