Is IVF the Answer to Having a Child After Tubal Ligation

Questioning whether IVF is the answer to having a child after tubal ligation is common among couples. It usually begins with a trip to the woman’s physician. She begins to ask questions about the best way to go about having a child after she has had her tubes tied. Most times the answer given is IVF. This is “food for thought” for the couple and they begin researching the possibilities.


What happens in many of the searches performed is the couple will stumble upon “tubal reversal”. Most have never heard of this and why didn’t the physician say anything? Upon further reading at the website they actually find that tubal reversal is a great option and the pregnancy success rates after surgery are really good. Another path is beginning to be explored.


Both IVF and tubal reversal are options for those who want a child after having their tubes tied or a tubal ligation. They both have helped couples all over the world to have their dreams come true.


There are some cases where IVF is the better option for couples. If the woman’s fallopian tubes are extremely damaged the tubal reversal surgeon may not be able to repair them. There is also the age issue. As women get older the quantity and quality of eggs diminish. This may it harder to conceive naturally and may be linked to more miscarriages. There are tests that can be run to make sure you have enough good quality eggs such as the FSH Day 3. IVF can be used for those who do not have good eggs where donor eggs are advisable.


Unless you have one of the issues already mentioned then tubal ligation reversal could be an excellent choice to have a successful pregnancy after a tubal ligation. This is not told to many women because many physicians are just not familiar with the procedure. Many physicians have just never been trained or happen to be able to see a tubal reversal procedure being performed.


The odds of pregnancy following a tubal reversal procedure can be as high as 80% at Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center. This leading center performs just tubal ligation reversals and does not perform IVF. Tubal reversal is their specialty and is performed as a one-hour outpatient surgery. The cost of tubal ligation reversal at the time of this article is $5900.00. This is far less than many physicians that have to perform their surgeries in a hospital are able to charge.


For more information on tubal ligation reversal or IVF please visit: Or call 1-919-968-4656 to speak to a tubal reversal nurse who can answer your questions right away.


Reversing Tubes Or IVF: Which Is Better?

Reversing Tubes Or IVF: Which Is Better?.

If you have had a tubal ligation and you would like to have more children you have three options:

reversing tubes
in-vitro fertilization

Most parents desire a child genetically similar to them.
In-vitro fertilization (IVF) or reversing a tubal ligation are the best choices to allow for genetically similar children.

Often couples will want to know which treatment is better: IVF or tubal ligation reversal?

The answer may surprise you…

Long-Term Side Effects of Tubal Ligation

Tubal ligation or tying tubes has been around for many years. Sought after by those who do not want to have children or those who have completed their family. This form of permanent female sterilization is considered very effective.

For some there are no issues after the tubal ligation and these women are very happy with the decision they have made. For others something dreadful begins to take place. There is a name for the many symptoms that take place after a woman has had a tubal ligation. This is what many call Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome. This is becoming more heard about. With the increasing use of the Internet women are making their voices heard across the globe.

Although many in the medical field do not acknowledge PTLS there are a few doctors that do. But before we jump ahead let me just list a few of the symptoms.

  • Painful and heavy periods.
  • Body aches and pains that are unexplained.
  • Mood swings that are worse than PMS.
  • Headaches
  • Weight gain that is not helped by exercising and diet.
  • Unexplained night sweats.
  • Dry itchy and flaking skin.
  • Hair that literally is dry and brittle and thinning and may fall out in clumps.
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Hopelessness
  • Marital problems
  • No desire for sex

This is just a few of the symptoms that many women suffer from after a tubal ligation. What happens next is just as troublesome. The woman will see her physician and explain what is happening. Patient is often told things such as:

  • It is in your head.
  • Get used to it you are getting older.
  • You are just depressed and lets give you a med for it.

Imagine getting this as a response? And some women do begin to second-guess themselves. Sad but true!

Is there help? Yes, there is help and actually surgeons that do believe that PTLS does happen to women. Dr. Berger and Dr. Monteith of Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center perform just tubal ligation reversal surgery. This center is well known around the world and couples travel from every corner of the globe.

Although many do go to the center to have fertility restored after a tubal ligation to have another baby there are quite a few that seek the procedure to rid themselves of PTLS.

The long-term effects of tubal ligation have women desperate for help. And the great news is that the patients are reporting improvement immediately following their reversal surgery.

For more information on the long-term effects of tubal ligation please visit Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center. The tubal reversal nurses are also available for a free phone consultation by calling 1-919-968-4656.

Essure Problems Continue Among Women

After having more than a few women write about the problems they were having after having the Essure procedure I wanted to read more. The amazing thing is the large number of women that seem to be having issues.

After conversing with a few I have decided to write some of the main problems and concerns that have been shared.

  • Women wish they had been told more about the actual procedure. That it can and is painful for many. Many times trying to get the actual Essure spring into the fallopian tubes causes more pain than the patient expected. This may be due to the fallopian tube itself having a spasm.
  • Women are upset that they were not told about the cramping and discomfort after the procedure itself.
  • Many patients say the actual procedure was sugar coated by the physician when being told about it.
  • Back pain and uncomfortable intercourse that is unexplained.

Although Essure is considered to be a permanent form of birth control it is reversible. Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center has been reversing the Essure for some time now with good results. Essure reversal is explained on the blog and accompanied by a true patients story.

If you are having issues after having the Essure procedure I would love to hear from you. Many women are searching for answers and others that are having the same problems.

Tubal Reversal Surgery Patients Discuss Surgery Day

The tubal reversal surgery date is coming closer and closer and the nerves and anticipation are beginning to hit.

There is nothing more exciting than after all of the planning and saving for tubal reversal surgery and the day is almost here. The patients on the Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center tubal reversal message board are all getting excited. There are questions popping up and tubal reversal patients that have had their surgery jump into the conversation to help out.

It is not uncommon for women to begin to get nervous and excited as the big day is almost near. This is a whole new beginning to their lives. Many are getting in shape and taking their prenatal vitamins so they begin to try to conceive that wanted child as soon as they are physically up to it.

Good luck and much baby dust to you all!

Tubal Reversal:Chances Of Getting Pregnant After 35

One of the biggest fears of women who are approaching the age of 35 and wanting a tubal reversal is if they will conceive.

Although this is a common fear the fact is that many of the patients who are the age of 35 or approaching it do become pregnant. Many understand that it may take a bit longer because we are getting older and well our eggs are too.

If you are concerned whether or not you are still ovulating regularly there are tests that can be performed such as measuring the FSH level to check on the reserve of eggs that you have. This can be done through your regular physician before scheduling the tubal reversal.

Many of the women that are seeking tubal reversal and wondering what their chances of getting pregnant after 35 meet on the tubal reversal message board on the Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center website. Many are concerned about their age and want to make sure that others have managed to conceive. It is amazing that now in this day and age many more women are waiting to begin their families and tubal reversal patients are fitting right in. Many times women have had their children young and thought they were done and have changed their minds after a tubal ligation. For others is was a new relationship that brought on the change of heart.

What if my partner is older?

If your partner is older and you want to make sure his sperm quality is good this can also be done through a test. The general practitioner should be able to order this test. Many times it is common for a couple to have al the tests run before embarking on the tubal reversal journey. There is nothing wrong with making sure all systems are working properly!

But,what if I have more questions?

The tubal reversal nurses at Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center are available to answer your question seven days a week. They are more than happy to answer any questions concerning tubal reversal surgery, the benefits and age concerns you may have.

Very active tubal reversal message board!

For those who are a little reluctant to call the tubal reversal nurses you are more than welcomed to check out the message board and read without having to jump in right away (lurk). The board is full of women (and some men) who are researching tubal reversal as well as those who have already had the surgery and are now having tubal reversal babies.

Tubal Reversal: Beginning Again

Tubal reversal surgery for many women is the chance to begin again. Being again can mean getting rid of the regrets of having the tubal ligation to begin with or it can mean the birth of a new baby. For others it means that they can finally get rid of the symptoms caused by Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome that has wrecked havoc on their lives and relationships.

On the tubal reversal message board located on the Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center website many women discuss the chance to begin again and to be on the “other side”. It is a new beginning for them and they have the chance to share it with other women.

For those who are about to have the tubal reversal it is a new beginning in the aspect that they are taking time to get their bodies back in shape, to eat better and to be gin taking prenatal vitamins if they are having the tubal reversal surgery to have another child.

Many times the women share the experience on the message board so that others can understand what they have been through and realize that they are not alone.

If you are searching for information on tubal reversal the CHTRC website has a vast amount of information in the blog as well as over 40 tubal reversal videos. Beginning again is easier than most thought.

Tubal reversal not only had better pregnancy results than the alternative of IVF it is also less costly. Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center is known all over the world for their affordable tubal reversal surgery.