We want to hear from you! CF Roundtable article submission deadline soon

CF Roundtable Article submissions are due December 15th.

The Focus Topic for the Winter 2018 issue is “Becoming A Parent With CF”.  If you – our adult readers with CF – have thought about becoming a parent, what decisions and considerations did you make? Are you a parent or do you help raise a nephew, niece or another child relative? Whether you already have children or want to start a family, tell us about your journey to parenthood.

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Cystic Fibrosis and Infertility

https://www.news-medical.net/health/Cystic-Fibrosis-and-Infertility.aspx

Cystic fibrosis is an illness best known for causing frequent lung infections and chronic breathing problems. However, it affects organs and tissues throughout the body, including the urogenital system. Continue reading Cystic Fibrosis and Infertility

CF Podcast 173: Becoming a Parent and Overcoming Infertility with Cystic Fibrosis

In this podcast, we meet Chris Kvam, cystic fibrosis patient, husband, and father. Diagnosed at 4 years old, Chris was told he was infertile, very abruptly, when switching over to his adult cystic fibrosis clinic. Because of the delivery and lack of open conversation about the topic, to this day, he feels that the news was the Continue reading CF Podcast 173: Becoming a Parent and Overcoming Infertility with Cystic Fibrosis

New on CFF.org: Family Planning

NEW ON CFF.ORG: FAMILY PLANNING & PARENTING WITH CF
As people with cystic fibrosis are living longer, healthier lives, many are considering having families of their own.

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BEF Presents Inspirational Documentary, Up For Air, About 60-year-old CF Ambassador

We are proud to support Up For Air, a documentary about BEF ambassador and 60-year-old pole-vaulting coach living with CF, Jerry Cahill.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FhWPmFHcr0

The film, directed and produced by Artem Agafonov, was shot over a period of Continue reading BEF Presents Inspirational Documentary, Up For Air, About 60-year-old CF Ambassador

CF Fertility Rates Research ‘Very Personal’ for School of Nursing’s Ladores

For University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Assistant Professor Sigrid Ladores, Ph.D., investigating reproductive health concerns in adolescents and young adults with chronic illnesses, particularly those with cystic fibrosis, is Continue reading CF Fertility Rates Research ‘Very Personal’ for School of Nursing’s Ladores

CF Podcast 145: Being a Father with CF

Meet Tim Wotton, 44 years old, with CF.  Tim is from London, U.K.  He was an international junior field hockey player, works full time as a business consultant, and continues to play hockey and visit the gym regularly. http://jerrycahill.com/cf-podcast-145-being-a-father-with-cf Continue reading CF Podcast 145: Being a Father with CF