This section is currently being developed and will soon include:

  • Pregnancy With a Difference – The Extra Issues Involved in a CF Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Me – Personal Stories of CF Mothers
  • CF and Pregnancy – What Do Research Studies Show Us?

In the meantime, we recommend the following resources for women with CF who are considering or going through pregnancy:

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How can I plan for a safe pregnancy and birth?

A guide to help women with cystic fibrosis make informed choices.

A leaflet produced by Barnardos in 2003.  Please be aware that some information may now be out of date. Always consult your CF team or advice and information on pregnancy issues.


Fertility Information for Females with CFFertility Information for Females with CF

A large proportion of this excellent video is focusses on pregnancy in women with CF. It features an interview with a Moira Aitken (a CF Adult Program Director) and Edith Cheng (a Professor of Obstetrics) who both care for pregnant women with Cystic Fibrosis.

The webcast has been produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and was recorded in 2009.

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Pre-Pregnancy Nutrition Guidelines for Women with Cystic Fibrosis

We also highly recommend reading this guide to pre-pregnancy nutrition for women with cystic fibrosis which has been produced by Cystic Fibrosis Canada: