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Pulmonary Disease

Answer 5
  1. The pregnancy need not be a planned one. On the contrary, the pregnancy should be a planned one rather than an unexpected one. It is essential to optimize the overall condition of CF and other medical conditions of pregnant women to improve maternal and fetal outcomes. With improvement in survival of CF patients, issues like pregnancy and family planning carry more significance. Even though early outcomes of pregnancy were discouraging for CF patients, improvement in infection control, nutrition, and lung function continue to make possible better outcomes for both mother and baby.

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