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Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion) reviews

4.4

7 reviews

Female sterilisation is an operation where the fallopian tubes are blocked or sealed to prevent eggs reaching the sperm and becoming fertilised. This is a permanent method to prevent pregnancy which is not easily reversed.

Permanent

Frequency

Over 99%

Effectiveness

None

Blood clot risk

Permanent

Effect on fertility

Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)

How does Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion) work?

Plastic or titanium clamps or silicone ring may be used to block the fallopian tubes.

Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion) alternatives

Contraceptives that work in similar ways, or brands that have close or exactly the same hormonal ingredients


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Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  
Used for 3 - 5 yr
38 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  1 month ago

Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  

Feel much better not having extra hormones circulating through my body and not worrying about contraception.

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Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  
Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  25th Mar 24

Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  

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Decreased sex drive

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Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  
Used for 3 - 6 mo
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  30th Jul 23

Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  

This procedure saved my life! I was sterilised earlier this year aged 36, I suffer from Tokophobia (fear of pregnancy) and don’t want children so this surgery was the perfect solution. I opted to have both tubes removed completely to reduce any risk of recanalisation in the future. I feel so much happier in myself and no longer experience panic attacks related to sex/pregnancy scares so I’m actually able to relax and enjoy myself 😅 I had to go private because of my age and where I live but it was definitely worth the money. There is a Childfree friendly doctors list on Reddit, I found the link on a Childfree Facebook group. Definitely recommend sterilisation!


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Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  
Used for 8+ yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2nd Dec 20

Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  

It maybe ok for some people and for some, like the other women here it may even be good, but for myself and a lot of other women this was and still is the worst thing that could have happened to me. My life has been irrevocably damaged by this procedure and is still being damaged. The complex migraines I have suffered since having the procedure caused me to have a stroke 3 days after my 39th birthday, I have never smoked, eat healthy, organic food and don’t abuse my body. Before this procedure I was extremely fit, quick minded, outgoing and energetic. It might not harm everyone but if you are one of the growing number of women that have been affected you will regret it for the rest of your life. Even a reversal may not completely fix things (as I found) depending on how badly the tubes have been damaged. Really do your research, join support groups for ptls and ask the women who are all suffering the same symptoms, as many questions as you can.


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Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  
Used for 3 - 5 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  24th Sep 20

Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  

I chose sterilization several years ago to prevent pregnancy. It was the right decision for me and I have had no long-lasting effects.


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Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  
Used for 12 - 18 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th Nov 19

Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  

Best decision ever. I never have to worry about a pregnancy scare. Note: only do this if you are sure you never want to become pregnant naturally.


Increased sex drive

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Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  
Used for 5 - 8 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  26th Jun 19

Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)  

I decided to get sterilised at age 25 after awful side effects from hormonal contraceptives (which doctors brushed off as nothing) including weight gain, depression, mood swings and complete loss of libido. I didn't want kids so I went to Marie Stopes and had my tubes tied privately (think it cost about £1000). Doctors on the NHS had more or less told me I was supposed to have kids and they only sterilised women who are older or who have already had kids...women's healthcare is shockingly bad. Anyway, other than temporary pain and discomfort after the surgery, which gradually tapered off after 2 weeks (I was in bad period-level pain immediately after, but by the next day I was just uncomfortable and this got better day by day), I feel completely myself and have done ever since...zero side effects! P.s. don't trust NHS doctors when it comes to women's health - they lie.


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