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.

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

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

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.

To help people in the CF community make informed family planning decisions, Continue reading New on CFF.org: Family Planning

Announcing a Patient-Engagement Study for Women with CF about Their Experiences throughout the Reproductive Life-course

Written by Sandy Sufian, 48 year old woman with CF

I have recently had the great pleasure to join a diverse team of esteemed colleagues and researchers to finally explore a topic I have been passionate about for many years: how women with CF experience our reproductive lives Continue reading Announcing a Patient-Engagement Study for Women with CF about Their Experiences throughout the Reproductive Life-course

Cystic Fibrosis included in updated Contraceptive Guide—Guest blog by Laura Mentch

By Laura Mentch

On July 29th the CDC released an updated Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive (MEC). These recommendations enable health care providers to evaluate the safety of initiating and continuing use of contraceptive methods for Continue reading Cystic Fibrosis included in updated Contraceptive Guide—Guest blog by Laura Mentch

Women with cystic fibrosis may benefit from specialized sexual and reproductive health care and education, UPMC study shows

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/309962.php

For female cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and providers, individual CF health care specialists have a significant role in helping patients gain access to educational resources that can help them improve sexual and reproductive Continue reading Women with cystic fibrosis may benefit from specialized sexual and reproductive health care and education, UPMC study shows

The Best Laid Plans

A little over a year ago, I did something I really wasn’t sure I would ever be possible for me. As a child with cystic fibrosis, my parents worked hard to give me “normal” life expectations – they encouraged me to talk about my career aspirations, to plan Continue reading The Best Laid Plans

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 Discovery Series ™ – 2012–Parenting When You have Cystic Fibrosis!

Presented by Laura Steuer, M.A. Education, Stanford
Stanford Adult Cystic Fibrosis Advisory Council, Chairperson

When:                  Tuesday, September 11, 2012 from  6pm-8pm
For:
                    CF patients, family members and caregivers Continue reading CF Discovery Series ™ – 2012–Parenting When You have Cystic Fibrosis!