RMHC in Omaha Blog

Blog Category: Our Families

Finding Community in the Chaos

When Jax was born six weeks premature and had to spend more than two weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit, his parents expected him to deal with a few…

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A Newfound Family in a Second Home

In the fall of 2016, Tania and Jose were expecting their third child. Living in Laredo, Texas, their happy family of four, with sons Jose, Jr. and Gael, was excited…

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A Kitchen That Serves Hope

Growing up, whenever Kylie needed to talk to her parents, there was one room in which they would always congregate: the kitchen. If she needed to chat about something that…

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‘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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