"They Really Are Miracles:" 28-Year-Old Woman Defeats The Odds To Welcome Triplets Despite Coping With Cystic Fibrosis
July 24, 2019 12:09
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic condition that causes the body to produce thick, sticky mucus that builds up in such organs as the pancreas and lungs.
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According to TexasChildrenOrg, women with cystic fibrosis can get pregnant, but carrying the child to term often comes with serious risks including preterm birth, hypertension, and gestational diabetes. This is why women who have this condition are advised to work very closely with a medical practitioner to ensure a successful pregnancy.