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Posted by: dowwe dolla | 2008/08/04

reversal of sterilization

I am almost 42 have been sterilized just over a year ago. I have one child from a previous marriage. My husband of 6 months have no children of his own and has hinted that he would like to have a child of his own. What I would like to know is the process reversable what are the risks and is it advisable? The procedure was done by laproscopy and the tubes were tied off by clips.

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The success rate of reversal in your situation would be about 30%. However, do remember at that at the age of 42 years, fertility is decreased and also there is an increased risk of Down syndrome.

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