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Respiratory Bugs Common in PWCF

People with cystic fibrosis are vulnerable to germs that can cause serious infections. These infections are often difficult to treat with antibiotics so it is important to keep these 'bugs' from spreading.

This information sheet outlines some of the most common respiratory bugs in people with CF.

Nutrition For Your Baby

Good nutrition plays an important role in your child's overall wellbeing. This information sheet will explain your child's special nutritional requirements and what is needed to ensure your baby grows well and gains weight.

Cystic Fibrosis Care

Cystic Fibrosis Care is an information sheet for new parents to help explain what care a child with Cystic Fibrosis will receive. It is one of a series of information sheets that forms part of the new parent pack.

The roles of the individual Cystic Fibrosis team members are outlined and an overview of Cystic Fibrosis care centres is provided, along with what you should expect to happen at clinic appointments and annual assessments.

Entitlements for New Parents

This booklet outlines the most relevant State supports for new parents of a child diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, which you may be eligible to apply for depending on your means and circumstances.

It includes details on the Domiciliary Care Allowance, the Carer's Allowance and information on how your child will get access to the necessary CF medications.