How is cystic fibrosis (CF) treated during pregnancy?

Updated: Sep 28, 2020
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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CF patients and their partners should attend counseling, including genetic counseling, when planning for pregnancy. Women with CF can have successful pregnancies provided that special care is taken with the following:

  • Nutrition (vitamin and energy supplements)

  • Airway clearance

  • Treatment of respiratory infections

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