Is it possible to have a tubal ligation or an oophorectomy without having children?

Yes. A tubal ligation, having your "tubes tied, " is a permanent method of birth control. It is possible to have the procedure done without having children, as long as you do not desire future children. An oophorectomy, having your ovaries removed, is also possible without having children. However, ovaries are not typically removed unless there is some disease process affecting them.
Yes. Talk to your gynecologist they will be able to help you with this decision.

Related Questions

How long after having a baby can you have a tubal ligation done?

Anytime. Tubal ligations can be performed 1 day after delivery. It may also be done anytime afterwards. Read more...
Same day. Usually the same day or the next. Otherwise after 6 weeks. Read more...

I have a tubal ligation after I had my son 9 1/2 months ago. I have a normal 29day cycle. But now I'm spotting, I'm on CD 15. What could cause this?

See your OB. You dont need to ovulate to have spotting, and vaginal bleeding, if light, can happen normally at any day of the cycle. If heavy, dysfunctional bleeding needs to be evaluated for other possible causes, and a trip to the OB wiuld be well advised. The differential for dysfunctional bleeding is too long for this answer, please see an OB ASAP if the bleeding is heavy . Read more...