I had my tubes tied 13 yrs ago through my belly button. I'm 42 and still have regular periods. Could I have a tubal reversal?

I also have high blood pressure. I would like to have another baby. I had 3 healthy babies with no complications prior to the procedure.I still have regular periods what are my chances and/or risks with this procedure?

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Answered by A Personal Choice Tubal Reversal

You can have a tubal reversal 13 years after your laparoscopic tubal ligation. At age 42, your chances of getting pregnant after reversal surgery are about 1 in 3. As long as your blood pressure is under good
control, there should be no unusual risks related to your blood pressure. There is an increased chance of tubal pregnancy after tubal sterilization and reversal, but as long as you follow the Early Pregnancy Monitoring Protocol that we recommend, the risk associated with tubal pregnancy is minimal.

Published on Jul 27, 2012

Answered by A Personal Choice Tubal Reversal (View Profile)

You can have a tubal reversal 13 years after your laparoscopic tubal ligation. At age 42, your chances of getting pregnant after reversal surgery are about 1 in 3. As long as your blood pressure is under good
control, there should be no unusual risks related to your blood pressure. There is an increased chance of tubal pregnancy after tubal sterilization and reversal, but as long as you follow the Early Pregnancy Monitoring Protocol that we recommend, the risk associated with tubal pregnancy is minimal.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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