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What is tubal ligation?

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Tubal ligation is surgery women can get to "tie” their fallopian tubes. It’s a type of female sterilization. The goal is to prevent eggs from traveling from the ovaries to the uterus, so you can’t get pregnant.

From: What Is Tubal Ligation? WebMD Medical Reference

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: “Female Sterilization Fact Sheet.”

University of Wisconsin Health: “Tubal Ligation Reversal.”

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on December 08, 2016

SOURCES:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: “Female Sterilization Fact Sheet.”

University of Wisconsin Health: “Tubal Ligation Reversal.”

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on December 08, 2016

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