Transitions - Family Planning & Parenting with CF

As an adult with cystic fibrosis who is thinking about starting a family, there are many considerations related to your health, fertility, finances, and what life will be like as a parent. You can make an informed decision by learning more about the different family building options and what parenting with CF could entail.

Making Your Family Planning Decisions
Deciding to have a child when you have cystic fibrosis requires a great deal of planning. Fortunately, addressing some key questions can help you navigate the family planning process.

Pregnancy and CF
Although most women with cystic fibrosis are able to become pregnant, there are still many factors to consider. Before you decide to pursue pregnancy, it is important to understand the key implications.

Alternative Ways to Build a Family
As a person with cystic fibrosis, you may be interested in pursuing other family building options besides pregnancy. By learning more about the different ways that you can have children, you can ultimately find the best method for you.

Parenting as an Adult with CF
Parenting as an adult with cystic fibrosis can be a difficult balancing act. By learning more about parenting with CF and its potential challenges, you can ultimately find the best tips and strategies to be the parent you want to be.

Please visit CFF.org for more information on each of these subtopics.