It is a woman’s prerogative to change her mind. Consequently, some individuals find themselves considering tubal ligation reversal. With high success rates and few complications, tubal ligation reversal surgery is an attractive answer for women and couples considering parenthood.
During the procedure, a surgeon restores the path from the ovary to the uterus that had been previously cut or “tied” during a tubal ligation procedure as a way to prevent pregnancy. Tubal reversalrepairs the tubes thereby allowing natural pregnancy to occur when the egg and sperm come together following intercourse.
In some individuals the procedure leads to immediate success and pregnancy, while in others conception takes some time. For all women who choose tubal ligation reversal, taking time to understand their cycles and when they ovulate is useful. This can be accomplished by checking your daily temperatures and using an ovulation predictor test to discover when you are most fertile.
The number of couples succeeding in getting pregnant after tubal ligation reversal is quite high., up to 80%. Often it happens so quickly that it can be surprising to a couple that was not actively trying to conceive, rather just thinking about having that option available some time in the future. Many couples attribute this to the lack of anxiety they had about the process. Though not scientifically proven, this explanation is true enough for the couples that experience pregnancy. The success rates are so high following tubal reversal that many couples have more than one pregnancy following the procedure. The 2009 Tubal Reversal Pregnancy Report supports this procedure with statistics proving the effectiveness of the surgery, showing how it has paved way for many women and their partner’s interested in achieving natural pregnancy.
Tubal ligation reversal is considerably less expensive than invasive in vitro fertilization (IVF) and is available to patients from around the world.