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Children (0-10 years)

The start of your CF journey.

Learning to manage life around the needs of a child with CF may seem overwhelming at first. But most parents soon establish a routine that allows them to enjoy time with their child and live their lives.

The next big milestones in your child’s life will be when they enter childcare or pre-school, and then move on to primary school.

In this section of our website you will find the information you need to become knowledgeable about CF and how it affects your child, and to help you navigate the important transitions in a child’s life.

Managing CF

The reassurance and understanding that comes from practical advice and support of the CF community.

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Mental health & wellbeing

Looking after your mental health and wellbeing is just as important as looking after your physical health.

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Talking about CF

Knowing what to say can make it easier to talk to family and friends about raising a child with CF.

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Childcare & preschool

Talking with your childcare centre or pre-school can help them provide your child with the best care possible.

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Primary school

Your child's learning adventure continues here, and it's important to involve their teachers in the CF journey.

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Travelling with a child with CF means planning ahead and being ready for anything.

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Concessions & benefits

Find out how to take full advantage of your entitlements to financial support.

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