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A 24-year-old female asked:

I had a c-cection 4 months ago and also had a tubal ligation i missed my period last month and also had negative pregancy test is this normal?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 28 years experience
Normal.: Irregular periods after a pregnancy are very common and due to irregular ovulation - nothing to do with your tubal ligation. Chance of becoming pregnant with your tubes tied is 0.3% (1/300). If still in doubt, see your gynecologist and repeat another pregnancy test in a week.
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