Getting pregnant after tubal ligation can happen naturally but the chances are minimal. For those who are lucky enough to conceive after having their tubes tied the chances of the pregnancy being ectopic are very high. If a woman suspects she is pregnant after a tubal ligation she should seek medical advice immediately to be sure the pregnancy is not located in her fallopian tubes.
Pregnancy after tubal ligation can be successful but not without medical intervention. There are two options that physicians will suggest. The first and most common option that physicians will give is that is called IVF. IVF is a great option for those who choose it but it can be very expensive. Many do not choose this option due to the expense and the toll the medications can take on the woman’s body.
Another option for getting pregnant after tubal ligation is called tubal ligation reversal surgery. This procedure is performed as an outpatient surgery and costs about $6,000. The great thing with this procedure is that many are returning with their normal life routine usually in a couple of weeks. Strenuous exercise needs to be avoided so that no undo strain is put on the body.
With tubal reversal and getting pregnant after tubal ligation a couple can begin trying to conceive as soon as the woman feels up to it. Many women become pregnant in the months following a reversal and have their first tubal reversal baby.
For more information on getting pregnant after tubal ligation Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center has a website that has a blog, message board as well as over forty new tubal reversal videos available to watch free of charge.