Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Has anyone tested positive for being a CF carrier and babies been ok?

I had my OB blood panel done and they called saying i am a CF carrier and they want to test my baby's dad (my husband). We already have a 2 year old little girl and she is 100% healthy don't know if we should have him tested or not. need your thoughts on this.

Answer Question

Asked by wantherout08 at 12:53 PM on Aug. 5, 2010 in Pregnancy

Level 3 (15 Credits)
Answers (2)
  • I would definitely wait to see what the results of his CF panel is. Both parents have to have that altered gene to create a CF child.

    Answer by m-avi at 12:58 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • We found out our DD is a carrier, i had already been tested, didnt have it, so they tested my husband and he was the carrier. So i dont think it would hurt to have him tested.

    Answer by NewMommy0414 at 1:43 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.