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Can you get pregnant when your tubes are tied? if so would someone be able to carry baby to full term?

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:33 PM on Oct. 20, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • OK yes women have gotten pregnant after a tubal...I believe not so much these days because of the types of lubals...

    secondly a tubal just stops the egg from moving down the tube(s) so yes you could carry a baby to term baring any medical issues.

    Answer by mamakirs at 3:36 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • It is always possible but implantation would happen outside the uterus or inside the tubes, and as the fetus grows the tubes usually rupture. Which often results in the miscarriage. It is very rare for a fetus to survive outside the proper placement.

    Answer by midnightmoma at 3:40 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • i personally know two women who have carried to term after having a tubal. there is a 1 in 400 failure rate (which you are told about when you have the procedure).

    about a month ago i had what i honestly believe to be a MC (long story). i have had two others, but under much different circumstances... i had my tubes tied 2 1/2 years ago.
    it happens. it does NOT mean that you'll experience an ectopic pregnancy if you do become pregnant, but your chances are higher.

    if you believe that you are, you need to get checked out- an ectopic pregnancy can be life threatening.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 4:02 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • Yes you can, but most of the time it's an ectopic pregnancy which needs to be removed via surgery, thus ending the pregnancy (can't be implanted to the uterus), it's possible to carry a baby to term but it has to have implanted in the uterus itself.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:07 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • Anything can happen. My mom got pregnant after having her tubes tied and ended up with an ectopic pregnancy.

    Answer by jedwards2009 at 4:15 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • yes you can. My friend from work (a long time ago) conceived her son that way. She carried him full term and he's a healthy boy now.. probably about 9-10 years old.
    It's not very common, but it can happen.

    Answer by kristal2146 at 5:13 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

  • It can happen. Nothing is 100%. It will not affect the mom's ability to carry a full term pregnancy, as the uterus is basically unaffected (only the tubes carrying the eggs to the uterus are affected).

    Answer by musicpisces at 6:19 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

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