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Chances of Becoming Pregnant

There is approximately a 1.4% chance of becoming pregnant after a tubal ligation. The rate is a bit higher if the tubal ligation is done at the same time as a C-section and increases to 1.85% after 10 years because in some cases, the tubes repair themselves.

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  • A recent study (the Collaborative Review of Sterilization, or CREST, study) looked at 10,000 women who had undergone tubal ligation and found 143 failures (a failure rate of 1.4 percent). It can be higher when a tubal is done at the time of a C-section. The failure rate also tends to increase the longer it has been since one had a tubal ligation. The U.S. Collaborative Review of Sterilization (CREST) found the failure rate for tubal ligation (all occlusion methods) to be 1.85% after 10 years.
  • Tubal ligation prevents contact between the egg and the sperm. There are several different procedures that can be done. One is called the Pomeroy. It involves a loop made in the fallopian tube that is cut out. The tie is made of a material that the body can absorb and when this happens, the two ends of the tube fall apart. It is possible that they re-attach, or the egg or sperm can cross the gap, resulting in pregnancy.
  • The failure rate for tubal ligation is about 1.4 percent overall. So, while the chances of getting pregnant are very low, they aren't zero percent. Women who have had a tubal ligation and subsequently get pregnant are at increased risk for an ectopic pregnancy.
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What are the chances of getting pregnant after tubal ligation?

i had my tubes untied may 25,12 what is my chance of getting pregnant


What are the chances of getting pregnant after a pomeroy tubal ligation?

AnswerThe failure rate for pomeroy tubal ligation is approximately 1.2/1000. This means that out of 1000 women, 1 will become pregnant.


What are the chances of getting pregnant after a tubal ligation and ablation of the uteris?

If both procedures were done correctly, zero.


You have had a tubal with clamps and was wondering what percentage you have of getting pregnant?

If you had bilateral tubal ligation, there is 100% chance of not getting pregnant.


Will you have a normal childbirth even if your tubes are tied?

Tubal ligation only affects your chances of getting pregnant, it does not affect childbirth.


What are the chances of pregnancy after a tubal ligation 11yeaes ago?

Practicaly the chances of pregnancy after tubal ligation are zero.


Could you be pregnant after a tubal ligation?

could i possibly be pregnant after i got a TUBAL LIGATION


What is the chances of you getting pregnant after your tubes were clamped 7 year's ago?

Women have less than a 2% chance of becoming pregnant naturally after having a tubal ligation. If you feel that you may be pregnant after a tubal ligation you should see a Dr as soon as possible to rule out an ectopic pregnancy. Women who have had a tubal ligation are at a high risk for ectopic pregnancy which can be life threatening.


What is the difference between tubal ligation and sterilization?

hi i had a sterilization what the chances of falling pregnant


Is it possible to get pregnant after tubal ligation?

is it possible to get pregnant after having a tubal ligation 6 years ago


Is it possible to actually get pregnant after a tubal ligation and NOT be an ectopic pregnancy?

After a tubal ligation you should NOT be able to get pregnant.


You have had a tubal ligation 3 years ago can you still get pregnant?

You should not be able to get pregnant after a tubal ligation.


Can you get pregnant when you do a tubal ligation?

I am 50years old and had a tubal ligation 32years ago can i ever get pregnant again.


Can i be pregnant if i had a tubal ligation?

Yes, it is possible for a female with a tubal ligation to become pregnant. It is quite rare however.


What are your chances of a healthy pregnancy after a tubal pregnancy 2 years ago?

If you have had a tubal ligation and you want to become pregnant, it may happen, but you'll have better chances if you have a surgical procedure to reverse the tubal ligation. There is no guarantee that you'll experience success after a reversal, but the ability to reverse a tubal ligation is there and it will dramatically increase your chances of becoming pregnant again. Here is a website related to your question. HTH. http://www.amazingpregnancy.com/pregnancy-articles/486.html


Is it possible to get pregnant after having a electrosurgical tubal coagulation procedure?

Yes, it is possible to get pregnant after having any tubal ligation procedure. The chances are very low though.


Can a women get pregnant after tubal ligation?

Yes, a female can get pregnant after a tubal ligation but, it's not a very high chance of it but..... Anything is possible


Can you be pregnant after having a tubal ligation and still have periods?

Yes, my sister got pregnant after she lost a baby do to a tubal ligation and she did have periods.


What is another name for tubal ligation?

Tubal ligation, or getting one's "tubes tied"


I had a bilateral tubal ligation two years ago what are my chances of getting pregnant after this was done?

Negligible, but not impossible. It would require that your body healed itself ... not unheard of but rare.


You had a tubal in Oct 2006 you want to get pregnant again with out getting your tubal reversed any idea's?

It's just a waiting game, some people get pregnant, some don't. Only 1 in 1000 women get pregnant when they have a tubal. It's not something you can plan. Chances of a non-viable pregnancy are really common with pregnancies after tubal ligation.


Had tublal ligation but doctor says blood test is positive?

My mother had a tubal ligation and three years later I came along..so chances are you are pregnant!


I had a tubal ligation 11 years ago I have not got my period I am 2 weeks late Could I be pregnant?

There is not a guarantee against getting pregnant even with a tubal ligation. I had mine done 18 years ago and guess what? Yes, I am pregnant.


What are the chances of getting pregnant after a tubAl Ligation done with clips not burned and cut?

well im in the same boat i had a tubal ligation with clips and apperantly might be pregnant there is a 5percent chance if you had it done with c-section that you can get pregnant the like;y hood that its in the uterous is 1 percent chance you can always get pregnant with it however the clips prevent the egg and sperm to continue to the uterus


Can you still get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

It has been known to happen, but in general, pregnancy is extremely unlikely after a tubal ligation.