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Tubes are tied but still concerned I could be pregnant. Period is MIA.

By Anonymous March 31, 2009 - 10:43am
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Hello and thank you in advance to all who try to help =)

I had my tubes tied after my last pregnancy (17 months ago) and since then I have not paid much attention to what day of the month my period starts. I do know I had my period in February (my guess is I started on the 14th or 21st - it was a Sat. and towards the later part of the month) and it's now going on April and I have not had a period. I know it's very unlikely that I could get pregnant after having my tubes tied BUT I conceived my three boys extremely easily. I'm just a fertile mertile ;) So, I do not doubt my bodies ability to get pregnant. I did take a pregnancy test last thursday (March 26) and it was negative. I don't currently have health insurance, if I did I would just make an appt to see my Doctor. What are your thoughts? Think I could be pregnant? FYI my periods are never late. If anything they come early and they last abour 7-8 days (ugh!!).

~ K

P.S. If I were indeed pregnant would I get a positive pregnancy test if it was an ectopic pregnancy?

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Has anyone ever had a healthy baby after tubal ligation?

January 11, 2017 - 6:24pm

I am 27, I had my tubes tied March 19th, 2015. The same day I had my son. Mu period have been like clock work, every 28days lasting 3-4days each cycle. Now.. I'm 4days late. No cramping, just a few twinges on my right side. I'm overly exhausted, my breasts are a tad sore, and feel queasy from time to time. If I had insurance id skip the worry and just go to the doctor. But that's not simple. I think I'm gonna buy a cheap test at the dollar store tomorrow if I haven't started by then, just to kinda clear my mind. Has anyone become pregnant with their tines tied? If so, What happened? If I happen to be pregnant, I won't be entirely upset. I love kids, but I would probably be totally shocked!!

January 11, 2017 - 4:41pm
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Ok so i had my tubes tied and i have been feeling aick to my stomach for about a month now and ever sense i had my youngest who is now 2 years old ive had a period every month. Well now for going on 1 1/2 months i have not had one. Could i be pregnant or could it be something else ? Im confused and worried. My husband said to wait til the end of the month and if i still dont ha e one then we will see what happens. Please any advice would help.

January 6, 2017 - 1:38am
HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anon

If you are two weeks late, take a test. Why are you waiting? It would be accurate by now.

January 6, 2017 - 7:01am
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Anonymous (reply to Susan Cody)

I have my tubes tied 7yrs ago jan 15 2010 .. On new years jan 1.17 i discovered cramping below by belly button i didnt realize anything until 3 days later i could be pregnant well with holidays i didnt realize i missed 2weeks of my period. Is it possible i coukd have been pregnant..??

January 19, 2017 - 4:09pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Did you take a test if so after how many days of late period? I'm currently 3 days late and want to give it another day before I test. I've had my tubes tied 3 years now.

January 19, 2017 - 9:38pm
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I had a tl last November. This last month ive been having all the pregnancy symptoms, but thought nothing of it because I can't get pregnant...the other night after fooling around with my beau's, we noticed blood. I'm not due for my period for another week and a half. I bled bright red with large clots for about 12 hrs, then have been spotting on and off the last 2 days with hust mild cramps here and therr. Any advise would be appreciated

December 20, 2016 - 6:37am
Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Please contact your gynecologist's office to report this. Was the tubal ligation last month or November 2015?


December 20, 2016 - 10:50am
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Anonymous (reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

It was 2015. I have an appt scheduled for this afternoon. Thank you for your reply.

December 20, 2016 - 12:17pm
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I am 32 years old and had tubal ligation which by the way was 11 years ago. My cycle has almost always been regular but I am currently 5 days late. Cramping is there like it's gonna start but nothing yet. No tenderness of the breasts. Everything seems the same except I sleep a lot. Idk I dont wanna get my hopes up but I'm really hoping I am. Tying my tubes was one biggest mistakes I've ever made in my life. I was nervous because my kids were a year apart and I didn't wanna keep having kids back to back. I didn't even think of other ways that were temporary. I was young and naive. Everytime my period is supposed to come I hope and pray it doesn't come. What should I do?

October 30, 2016 - 4:13pm
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