Got a tubal ligitation and not being able to conceive but a family member had the same and end up having a baby after 14 years why not me
Tubal ligation is a method of PERMANENT birth control. When you have tubal ligation done you should be absolutely sure that you will want no more babies-ever! They can try to surgically reverse a tubal ligation but it often doesnt work (and I assume that you are speaking of surgical reversal because getting pregnant after tubal ligation without reversal surgery is beyond rare, especially after the first year). Tubal ligation involves cutting the fallopian tubes and clamping them closed (this is where "tied tubes" comes from). Once this is done and healing takes place, the tubes form scar tissue and will often adhere to the bowel and the abdominal wall. This is what makes it very difficult to reverse once it is done. If they are badly scarred and adhered to other organs, it is unlikely you will ever get pregnant again. When women are healing in the first year after tubal ligation, on a rare case, a woman may get pregnant again but after a year, if there have been no pregnancies, then it is doubtful there will be one. Your family member was one of the lucky ones if she had a successful reversal. Tubal ligation and vasectomies should never be done if there is even an inkling that you may want to become pregnant again. One should think long and hard before having it done and also consider if your current relationship breaks up and I become involved with another person, would I want kids with them? Because it happens. This is the most common reason for wanting reversal surgery. A person gets tubal ligation or vasectomy, gets divorced and remarried and decides they want to try to have children with the new partner. Reversal surgery is a crap shoot. In some people it is successfully reversed but in many people, it is not.
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