Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic condition affecting the lungs and digestive system. Most people are diagnosed with CF as newborn babies. This section has information about cystic fibrosis for parents.

Last medically reviewed: September 2019. Due for review: September 2022

This information uses the best available medical evidence and was produced with the support of people living with lung conditions. Find out how we produce our information. If you’d like to see our references get in touch.