Episode 4: Genetics and Cystic Fibrosis with Kelly Sullivan Genetic Counsellor
Ingrid chats with Genetic Counsellor Kelly Sullivan - Genetic Health Service NZ- Northern Hub - about all things genes when it comes to getting the initial Cystic Fibrosis diagnosis.
Kelly explains what causes CF, what happens in your genetic counsellor meeting, and the options for couples wanting more children.
Trigger warning - this podcast discusses pregnancy termination following pre-natal testing.
Further reading as discussed on the podcast (click on text to open links):
CF fact sheet from Genetics Education AU which includes this useful diagram
The database where you can look at the info about CF and specific mutations