Hi and welcome,
There are of course risks when it comes to cf and working in an environment known for high concentrations of bacteria. I suppose there's a risk in any environment but hospitals are especially bad for harbouring bacteria that is dangerous to those with cf.
However saying that, I know of a woman with cf who is a midwife and has twins. Then at my local hospital in paediatrics there is a doctor there with CF. I suppose ultimately the decision is yours but there are a lot of big risks involved with working in a healthcare environment that should factor into your decision. That is also including your child who will already be bringing home lots of germs to share with you from school.
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Hey, I'm Gem with CF, age 29 and diagnosed at 2 years old. I'm no expert but having CF myself I've learnt a few things along the way.
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