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How long did you wait after birth to get a Tubal Ligation?

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simplyus642

Asked by simplyus642 at 10:16 AM on Nov. 13, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Almost 6 weeks. thats the waiting time before you can do it, unless you get it righ after birth.
    SabrenaLeigh

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 10:18 AM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • A few hours after giving birth.. He was born at 1am and by 7am I was in the OR...
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 10:20 AM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • At the same time! I had a scheduled c section so they did it them. I do know of some getting it later that day, or the next day after birth though, so you dont always have to wait 6 weeks.
    minimo77

    Answer by minimo77 at 10:20 AM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • Like previous poster - immediately after my c-section.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 10:26 AM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • Right after my c-section with my third baby.
    momof3blondies

    Answer by momof3blondies at 10:45 AM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • Immediately. last baby was emergency c-section so since they were in there anyway......
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 3:51 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • FYI: Depending on your OB, you do not have to have a c-section or wait 6 weeks to have a tubal.. You can have it done right after giving birth vaginally.. P.S. I had a vaginal birth.
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 8:07 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • My last pregnany I had a c-section they tied them while I was open
    HomeAlone45

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 3:00 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Thanks! I am worried about the side effects! Anyone have any??
    simplyus642

    Comment by simplyus642 (original poster) at 3:08 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

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