Girls With CF Need Reproductive Counseling, Study Asserts

Girls With CF Need Reproductive Counseling, Study Asserts

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Girls With CF Need Reproductive Counseling, Study Asserts

Female adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF) should be offered contraceptive counseling and informed about pregnancy risks, a long-term study shows. Adding a gynecologist to the medical team following female patients with CF could improve their quality of care, the researchers suggested. The study, “Reproductive Health Counseling and Contraceptive Use in Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis,” was published in the Pediatric Pulmonology. CF poses reproductive health concerns for women, including high‐risk pregnancies and interactions with medications that…

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