Pregnancy and CF
Hello, I have an urgent question. I am 26-years-old and weigh 54kg. I only inhale with hypertonic saline 6% 2-3 times a day and use salbutamol spray 2 times a day. Additionally, I take Kreon. I got pregnant with the permission of my CF physician via in-vitro fertilization. My lung function was ...
Hello, I am carrying the F508del, I am 21 years old I am diabetic and I have a thyroid dysfunction (hypo) and I take the pill "leeloo®". I saw several articles on the need to focus most heavily dosed ethinylestradiol pills. Concrening CF articles I see the opposite. What is that about? In ...
Transmission risk
Hello We are expecting a boy. As part of prenatal diagnosis, the father and I made blood screening for cystic fibrosis. Initially, the results came back negative (with the set of the thirty most common mutations). However, this Friday we learned I was carrying an unknown mutation of the gene ...
Cayston® and Pregnancy
Hello, Have we got data regarding Cayston® and pregnancy? Especially during the 1st 4 months? Thank you
Contraception in case of the intake of Orkambi® or the like
My daughter (20 yrs) takes part in a Vertex study, the drug is similar to Orkambi®. For contraception, the pill and all other hormone-based devices, are not suitable. How can she do an effective contraception without being afraid of getting pregnant? The gynecologist has no understanding for her ...
Breastfeeding for CF mother
Hello I am pediatric nurse and I met a future CF Mom. She wonders about her ability or not to breastfeed her newborn. I don't know what to say. Thank you
ISET (Isolation by Size of Tumor cells) Test
Hello, We have learned that we are CF carriers and we now expect a child (4th months of pregnancy). Now we are extremely anxious. We live in Switzerland and it seems that the Iset test for CF is not available in Switzerland. Can you advise us how to do this test in a French hospital near Geneva? ...
Hyperechogenic bowel
I am in the 14th week of pregnancy and during a trophoblast test the fetus was tested positive for the DF508 CF mutation (heterozygote carrier). I and my husband have not been tested for any CF mutations. As far as I know there is no CF history in any of our families. I was informed by the ...
Hyperechogenic bowel
My daughter is 29 years old and is pregnant for the first time. During her investigation in the 21st week of her pregnancy an hyperechogenic bowel was found in the fetus. The blood testing and the testing for Downs syndrome were normal. Can you tell me something about the possibility of CF?
I am starting my pregnancy and according to the doctor’s suggestion I and my husband were tested for >98% of CF mutations at Horemio. The results show that I have a change at the sequence T854T and my husband two changes at the sequence 1716G/A and 4521G/A. I would like to know if the baby ...
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