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What are the chances of pregnancy after tubal ligation reversal?

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In general, pregnancy success rates range from 40% to 85%.

If your fallopian tubes are healthy and you and your partner don't have any infertility issues, you have a good chance of getting pregnant after tubal reversal.

But it doesn't work for everyone. Age plays an important role in whether you get pregnant after tubal reversal. Older women are much less likely than younger woman to have success.

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination web site.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Postpartum Sterilization Brochure."

Reproductive Associates of Delaware web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN & Women's Health Institute Clinic web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Gabbe, S.G. Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2007: chap 21.

Chicago Infertility Associates web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Penn Medicine web site: "Tubal Ligation Reversal," "Q&A About Tubal Reversal and Vasectomy."

 

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on October 21, 2018

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination web site.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Postpartum Sterilization Brochure."

Reproductive Associates of Delaware web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN & Women's Health Institute Clinic web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Gabbe, S.G. Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2007: chap 21.

Chicago Infertility Associates web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Penn Medicine web site: "Tubal Ligation Reversal," "Q&A About Tubal Reversal and Vasectomy."

 

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on October 21, 2018

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