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  • Supporting patients and families living with Cystic Fibrosis, through public awareness, skilled medical professionals, clinics and funding events.

  • Supporting patients and families living with Cystic Fibrosis, through public awareness, skilled medical professionals, clinics and funding events.

Personal Stories

We will be publishing more stories over time, so please send us your personal stories to publish here as inspiration to other CF sufferers and their loved ones. Email your stories to [javascript protected email address].

Personal Stroies

My story
By Alice Vogt

My name is Alice Vogt (previously Vosloo), and I’m 26 years old. I’m originally from PE, and was diagnosed with CF at age 2, and had my first serious lung infection at age 6. However I had a relatively normal and ‘healthy’ childhood…

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My name is Sadia Pieterzie
Sadia Pieterzie

My name is Sadia Pieterzie, mother of Riyaaz Pieterzie. I am a carrier with cystic fibrosis. Riyaaz was diagnosed at the age of 3 years with Cystic Fibrosis. He is turning 5 years on the 15th November 2010. To have Riyaaz in our lives is a true blessing and joy…

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Rida creates medical history
By Sister Janice Barnard

In 2006 we found out that Rida and Rudy Viljoen were expecting. We had experience with Judete and we’d done well with her care. We thought we were well prepared. Then came more news, Rida was pregnant with twins! Prof Mervyn and Dr Cathy Baird carried out research…

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The lucky Mcluckies
By Sister Janice Barnard

In 2009, we heard that another cystic patient of ours was pregnant. Roxanne Botha and Shane Mcluckie were going to become parents. They’d planned this child for almost two years. Roxanne was admitted to hospital on April 8th 2010, 38 weeks’ pregnant. No caesarean this time.

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The story of Noo
By Ashleigh Robertson

On November 10th 1999 my husband Alex and I we welcomed our first child into the world, Courtney Jade Robertson. She was born in the UK and was a very healthy and strong baby.

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