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Can i get pregnant,after tubal ligation?

By August 16, 2011 - 3:29pm
 
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Six years ago,i had a tubal ligation after having my son!Are there any chances that i could become pregnant?

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There is a slight risk of becoming pregnant after tubal ligation. This happens to about 5 out of 1,000 women after 1 year. After a total of 5 years following tubal ligation, about 13 out of 1,000 women will have become pregnant.Pregnancy may occur if the tubes grow back together or a new passage forms (recanalization) that allows an egg to be fertilized by sperm or if the surgery was not done correctly. Reversing a tubal ligation is possible, but is not highly successful. Hope this helps!

Maryann

August 16, 2011 - 5:46pm
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