im 34 and have 3 kids, had a tubal ligation in 2001 and have since remarried which would be better for me a reversal or ivf? im also wondering the costs for each and which is more sucessful in the shortest amount of time?

Success rates for tubal

Success rates for tubal ligation reversal vary according to a variety of factors, including age and the type of procedure used to originally close the tubes.

For success rates according to varying procedures, check out this site:

This site also has a video on the tubal ligation surgery.

Talk to your doctor about your tubal and what your specific odds might be. IVF success rates can vary tremendously as well and the best, most economical choice varies from person to person.

After all, with a tubal reversal, if it's successful, it is possible to get pregnant naturally, or with less intervention. With IVF, you have to pay quite a bit, but the success rates may be higher.

Good luck!


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