My tubes have been tied, can I do IVF with donor sperm?

I'm a 33-year-old mother of 4 who is in a same-sex marriage. I want to have a baby for my wife, but my tubes were cut, tied and burned in 2007. I'm in good health. Can we use donor sperm? Can I do IVF?

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Answered by Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut

Most likely, the best treatment will be in vitro fertilization (IVF) with donor sperm.

Published on Apr 04, 2013

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Answered by Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut

Most likely, the best treatment will be in vitro fertilization (IVF) with donor sperm.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Fertility Center & Applied Genetics of Florida

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is often used for same-sex couples. A tubal reversal may not be the best option for you since you say that your tubes were not only cut, but also burned. Yes, you can do IVF using a sperm donor and achieve a pregnancy with IVF. Normal tubes are not needed for the IVF process. Consult with a fertility specialist.

Published on Mar 30, 2013

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Answered by Fertility Center & Applied Genetics of Florida

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is often used for same-sex couples. A tubal reversal may not be the best option for you since you say that your tubes were not only cut, but also burned. Yes, you can do IVF using a sperm donor and achieve a pregnancy with IVF. Normal tubes are not needed for the IVF process. Consult with a fertility specialist.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by IVF LA Reproductive Associates

You can do a tubal reversal or IVF, both of which have good pregnancy rates. In order to determine which is better for you, a consultation and evaluation is required. Schedule an appointment with a fertility specialist who will take the steps to understand the specifics of your case and recommend a procedure that is right for you.

Published on Mar 29, 2013

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Answered by IVF LA Reproductive Associates

You can do a tubal reversal or IVF, both of which have good pregnancy rates. In order to determine which is better for you, a consultation and evaluation is required. Schedule an appointment with a fertility specialist who will take the steps to understand the specifics of your case and recommend a procedure that is right for you.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Southern California Reproductive Center

You sound like a perfect candidate for IVF with donor sperm. Your physician can do some preliminary lab work to verify this.

Published on Mar 29, 2013

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Answered by Southern California Reproductive Center

You sound like a perfect candidate for IVF with donor sperm. Your physician can do some preliminary lab work to verify this.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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