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Is Having Children Right for Me?

Learning more about the financial, health, lifestyle, time-management, and other implications of being a parent with cystic fibrosis can help you decide if having kids is right for you.

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  1. Article

    Carrier Testing for Cystic Fibrosis

    Carrier (or genetic) testing not only plays a key role in the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis, but testing also allows parents to find out what their chances are of having a child with CF to help inform important family planning decisions.

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    Why We Decided Not to Have Kids

    As soon as my husband and I got married, people immediately began asking us about if and when we would have kids. But three dogs, no children, countless travels and 10 years of marriage later, we feel like our family is complete just the way we are.

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  3. Blog Post

    How CF Has Impacted My Family Planning Decisions

    I’ve known for a while that pregnancy isn’t an option for me due to complications related to my cystic fibrosis. Now that my husband and I are planning for children, here are some of the thoughts and considerations that impacted our family planning decisions.

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