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What are my chances of getting pregnant after a tubal ligation?

What are my chances of getting pregnant after a tubal ligation?

Ligation technique: It depends on what methods were used for tubal ligation. Most methods will allow micro tubal anastomosis with a possible pregnancy rate as high as 70-80%; other more aggressive ligation methods can only be helped with ivf. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are my chances of getting pregnant after tubal ligation in 2003 and miscarriage in 2007?

What are my chances of getting pregnant after tubal ligation in 2003 and miscarriage in 2007?

Less than 2%: Most people quote a pregnancy risk of 1-2% per year following tubal ligation, but this in part depends on how your doctor did the tubal. It's not impossible to become pregnant, but it's not common either. You don't say how you got pregnant in 2007, spontaneous of had your tubal reversed? Your biggest risk is if you get pregnant, you have a relatively high risk of having an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant if I have had a uterine ablation, tubal ligation but get that reversed? I still have regular monthly periods.

What are my chances of getting pregnant if I have had a uterine ablation, tubal ligation but get that reversed?  I still have regular monthly periods.

Not recommended: Unfortunately, the chances are not good. Tubals can be reversed successfully but ablation permanently changes the uterine lining although pregnancy is unlikely, it's not impossible. ...Read more

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Whats the chances of getting pregnant after a tubal ligation 5 years ago. With out having it reversed?

Whats the chances of getting pregnant after a tubal ligation 5 years ago. With out having it reversed?

Next to nill: A tubal ligation is at least 98% effective at preventing pregnancy. Reversal procedures are not very effective. If you have had a tubal and are not wanting to get pregnant, you will likely need to do ivf. If you are having pregnancy symptoms, take a home pregnancy test and then see your doc for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant after tubal ligation?

What are the chances of getting pregnant after tubal ligation?

Approx. 1.5% : After a perfectly performed laparoscopic tubal ligation, the risk of pregnancy is approx. 1.5% at 12 months out. This compares to a risk of pregnancy of 0.05% at 12 months with the essure method of permanent birth control (according to the essure literature). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hi i had a tubal ligation 10 years ago but recently had surgery for endometrisis. What are my chances of getting pregnant?

Hi i had a tubal ligation 10 years ago but recently had surgery for endometrisis. What are my chances of getting pregnant?

Low: Tubal ligation is 99% effective in preventing pregnant. The surgery for endometriosis shouldn't change that. If you want to get pregnant, you will need to discuss options with your doctor. That could require surgery or infertility treatments. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant 2 years after a tubal ligation (laparoscopy)? I never went to my follow up apt after procedure to ensure succ

What are the chances of getting pregnant 2 years after a tubal ligation (laparoscopy)? I never went to my follow up apt after procedure to ensure succ

should be very low: Assuming it was done correctly please call your gyn as an xray dye test can be done to make sure both tubes are blocked, i personallyhardly ever do it that way, do essure in office 99% of the time, if u have preg sxs then please do a preg test. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant 11 years after having a tubal ligation; done 3 months after giving birth.

What are the chances of getting pregnant 11 years after having a tubal ligation; done 3 months after giving birth.

While quite low: Pregnancy is not impossible after tubal ligation. Depending on how the procedure was performed, "fail rates" while low, are non-zero. So, if you believe you're pregnant, take a hpt AND see your OB ASAP so that if you are pregnant you can start proper care or have all possible decisions open to you. Best of luck!! ...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


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more