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CF Health Guides for Women

The Boston CF Center and Center for Young Women’s Health at Boston Children’s Hospital has produced a series of health guides written specifically for adolescent and young adult women. According to the release announcement, “this 12-guide series was developed in partnership with patients, parents, members of the multidisciplinary CF team, and adolescent medicine specialists.” The guides are available at

The guides cover the following topics:

  1. ​Cystic Fibrosis (CF)-general
  2. ​Cystic Fibrosis: Puberty and Menstrual Periods
  3. ​Cystic Fibrosis: What Should I Know About Sex?
  4. ​Cystic Fibrosis: Vaginal Yeast Infections
  5. ​Cystic Fibrosis: Talking with Your CF Team about Sexual and Reproductive Health
  6. ​Cystic Fibrosis: Talking with Your Partner about CF and Sexual and Reproductive Health
  7. ​Cystic Fibrosis: Contraception
  8. ​Cystic Fibrosis: Urinary Incontinence
  9. ​Cystic Fibrosis: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  10. ​Cystic Fibrosis: Pregnancy and Fertility Basics
  11. Cystic Fibrosis: Deciding Whether to Become a Parent
  12. ​Cystic Fibrosis: Pregnancy and CF

A link to the  guides has been added to our Information Resources, Medical Care page under the Medical Issues heading.


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