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How soon after having a caesarian section can you get a tubal ligation?

How soon after having a caesarian section can you get a tubal ligation?

During the C-section: A tubal ligation is usually performed during the c-section after the baby is delivered. This is to prevent another surgery in the future and any undesired pregnancy that could occur during the recovery period after the c-section. The tubal ligation provides immediate contraception and only takes an additional 5 minutes to perform. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Beshay
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Tubal Ligation (Definition)

Sterilization procedure for women. It may involve a small incision in in the belly botton to fulgrate the tubes or tie them and remove ...Read more


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What is a recovery time for a c-section and tubal ligation?

What is a recovery time for a c-section and tubal ligation?

2-6 weeks: Most women feel pretty good after a c-section. The recovery is typically about 6 weeks but is progressively better after the first week or two. Most women stay in the hospitalm3-4 days. We recommend no driving for 2 weeks and no heavy lifting for about 6 weeks. Tubal ligation during c-sections does not affect recovery. ...Read more

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How likely is it that a tubal ligation fails while performed during a c section?

How likely is it that a tubal ligation fails while performed during a c section?

Depends..: If you asking about the overall risk of pregnancy after btl it is 1:300. If you are referring to the inability to perform btl during a c-section that depends on pelvic scarring and adhesions as well as on surgical expertise. It should be <1-2% though. ...Read more

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I had a tubal ligation 9-06 post c-section, reg 28 day cycles, first day 1/29/16, 3 days pink bleeding days 18-21. staining day 23. Thoughts?

I had a tubal ligation 9-06 post c-section, reg 28 day cycles, first day 1/29/16, 3 days pink bleeding days 18-21. staining day 23. Thoughts?

Probably normal: This is probably a normal variation. A tubal ligation is the best type of contraception available. and very rarely allows for pregnancy. The most likely cause of your symptoms is a fluctuation in your hormone levels causing a shift in your menstrual cycle. There are many ways this can happen, but usually the cycle resumes on its own. ...Read more

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When to have safe sex after C-section ang tubal ligation?

8 weeks: I ask my patients to refrain from lifting and remain at pelvic rest without sex for 8 weeks due to the risk of obtaining a hernia. Some might say that 6 weeks is enough but better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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47 yo I have 6 children (natural) I had a tubal ligation 11 years ago after a c-section. Periods like clockwork but now I am 2 weeks late. ???

 47 yo I have 6 children (natural) I had a tubal ligation 11 years ago after a c-section. Periods like clockwork but now I am 2 weeks late. ???

Hormonal fluctuation: can throw off your schedule, and that can be related to stress or infection, or thyroid dysfunction. Some women your age will start to see some irregularity as menopause approaches. It is unlikely that you are pregnant after your tubal, but it does happen, and a test would reassure you about that. Give it a few months and then discuss with your doctor if still a problem. ...Read more

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I have C-section and tubal ligation for a month is it safe to have sex?

I have C-section and tubal ligation for a month is it safe to have sex?

No: It is better to wait 8 weeks to prevent obtaining a hernia. Some might say 6 weeks but better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a mucus discharge 3 weeks after c section/ tubal ligation and sex?

Sex after C-section : Most OB docs will recommend waiting six weeks after any type of delivery to have sex. However, bleeding can also occur at any point during that six-week timeframe. You likely have nothing to worry about, but you should contact your delivering doctor to let them know what's going on. ...Read more

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I had a tubal ligation in Oct of 2013 when I had my 3rd child via c section. Since then my periods have been completely irregular. Help!!!

Not due to tubal : I don't believe your tubal ligation has much to due with your irregular menses at this point, nothing to really be worried about as long as it was done correctly. Your gyenacologist could put you on some hormone therapy to regulate your nenses so that they are more predictable! ...Read more