Jump to content

Tubal ligation during c section


  • Please log in to reply
34 replies to this topic

#26 Soontobegran

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:00 PM

I didn't have mine done with a C/S but on day 3 after #5 and regret the decision to this day.
It is a very minor procedure either at C/S or as a solo procedure but I am someone who had a shocking menstrual time post TL and emotionally I don't think I was  truly prepared.
I ended up with a hysterectomy 5 years later after all those years of extreme bleeding. Whether it was the TL or not I am not sure but it seems to be quite a coincidence.
As PP have said there is a higher risk of failure if done immediately post C/S and some Obstetricians will say no.
Good luck.

#27 Beancat

Posted 20 December 2012 - 12:07 PM

I am due to have this when I have baby no three in April and this post is scaring the s&%t out of me  sad.gif    I had a really bad reaction to the Mirena in April (went metal, took 4 months of medication and CBT to recover, am allergic to condoms and go nuts on the pill also.  I was thinking after 3rd child TL was going to be my salvation.  Also DP is younger than me and too young to have the snip

#28 mygirlcharlotte

Posted 20 December 2012 - 03:03 PM

I had this done while i had c section nearly 9 years old and i suffer badly with pain afterwards due to gettting my tubes tired..I had double painkillers even that it made my dr worry as it thought he done it wrong..

#29 Oriental lily

Posted 20 December 2012 - 03:24 PM

My mum had tubal ligation syndrome for nearly 25 years after her procedure. Flooding every month and nearly always needing to take couple of days of work.

Deeply regrets it.

She could never take hormonal contraception due to a blood clotting  disorder she has.

So it certainly could not be blamed on previously being on the pill like some drs like to claim.
Or her age. She was only 31 when she had it after four children and a history of pain free normal cycles.

She has four daughter ( me being one of them) and begs us to not to even contemplate it.
She has friends who have also experienced similar.

Sure the majority of time therox endure will have no side effects.

But I hate it that the medical community seems to be in great denial that it exists.

#30 jess1980

Posted 20 December 2012 - 11:47 PM

I had mine done when I had my twins 3 months ago (3rd c-section). I have just had my first period it was quite heavy but seeing as I havent had a period for 12 months Im not suprised. SO far no problems but will see how my next few periods are I have always had heavy periods though

#31 FamilyCompleted

Posted 22 December 2012 - 11:27 PM

I had a tubal at the same time as a c-section for baby number 7 - at my request - 9 years ago.
For a while all was good but after a while I got really really heavy periods lasting weeks.
Major flooding but no pain.
in 2011 I had an operation for a D & C and they also put the mirena in to help with the bad periods.
Its much better now but the mirena is not what I wanted.
sounds like bad periods are a big bad side affect for many.

We werent told about the failure rate by the dr but by friends but thankfully we have had no failures!

#32 Princess.cranky.pants

Posted 23 December 2012 - 01:29 PM

QUOTE
I ended up with a hysterectomy 5 years later after all those years of extreme bleeding. Whether it was the TL or not I am not sure but it seems to be quite a coincidence.


Hysterectomy due to heavy bleeding after a TL is so common. I don't understand why DRs dismiss the side affects. I was under the head OB at my hospital and even she said there are no side affects. She couldn't understand why I wouldn't get it done (I was over 40). I don't get it?

I suffered for years from a hormonal imbalance that caused heavy beading, extremely painful AF and infertility (and other symptoms). Every time I got a period it was hell, I couldn't even eat I would be so sick. There is no way in hell I was having a TL and risk possibility getting side affects.

#33 teenyh77

Posted 09 July 2013 - 11:03 AM

I have read all the posts on tubal ligation during c section and I am a bit scared.  The after effects of heavy periods is worrying me but I dont know how I got pregnant to begin with as I havent had a period in 4 years and was told by a gyn a few years ago that I couldnt have any more children, then bang, I got pregnant.  If you weren't getting periods before a tubal ligation, does not mean that you will definitely get them afterwards, how can I find this out?  I have my next appt late July but because it is worrying me it would be nice to know before that.  Any help?

#34 Ms_Jae

Posted 24 July 2013 - 06:01 PM

I am getting this done when I have my baby.. I am going to talk to my obs doctor at my next appointment and see if thats the best way to go or get a full hysterectomy.

#35 boomoo

Posted 09 August 2013 - 06:09 PM

wow I was considering having one when I have my c-s in November... Don't think it is such a great idea now




3 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 3 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

A mum's tragic battle against inflammatory breast cancer

At just 37 years of age, with two young sons, Vicki was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. Now her family wants all women to know the symptoms.

The business of babies around the world

Pregnancy and birth is an intriguing process no matter where you are in the world. One soon-to-be father gleans wisdom from a new guide.

Finding a positive path through IVF

It’s not surprising that IVF is often seen as a negative journey towards the ultimate positive, but having a glass-half-full approach can make a big difference to the experience.

Giving strangers the gift of parenthood

A mum explains why she and her husband are choosing to gift their leftover embryos to help strangers achieve their dream of parenthood.

Does morning sickness get better or worse with each child?

Just as every baby is unique, so is every pregnancy. And that means morning sickness can vary a lot, too.

What's so wrong with looking 'mumsy', anyway?

Why is it that the word ‘mumsy’ has connotations of such a negative nature – but seems to be the only other option apart from ‘yummy’?

Trying to speed up the inevitable

As the waiting game of late pregnancy continues, this mum considers a few things that might hurry things up a little.

One month later: where is William Tyrell?

It has been a little over a month since William Tyrell disappeared from his grandmother's home, 33 long sleepless nights for his family as they mourn the absence of their cheeky young boy.

Winter's child less likely to be moody: study

Babies born in the summer are much more likely to suffer from mood swings when they grow up, while those born in the winter are less likely to become irritable adults, scientists claim.

Single mum of two creates award-winning baby app

Suddenly single with a baby and an 11-year-old son, Tara O?Connell developed an app to improve the lives of mothers who were similarly overwhelmed.

Food for thought: looking after yourself as a new mum

As soon as your baby enters the world, everything else takes a back seat - even the necessities of daily life such as eating are severely compromised, right when you need energy the most.

'Grabbable guts' campaign aims to cut toxic fat

The Live Lighter campaign will take people inside the human body to show the internal dangers of being overweight.

The best and worst month of my life

A new mum's first month of motherhood didn't pan out as expected when she lost a family member weeks after her baby's birth.

Facebook and Apple offer to pay female staff to freeze their eggs

Facebook and Apple are hoping to provide women with the freedom to build their careers without the added pressure of having children at or by a certain age.

How a pregnancy contract could work for you and your partner

The idea of making a 'pregnancy contract' with your partner may sound a bit silly at first, but it can help make the transition to parenthood a lot smoother.

Finding a mum-friendly personal trainer

Burping babies vs burpees – yes, new mums and personal trainers live in different worlds. But they can work together - once you find the right match for you and your lifestyle.

Alleged baby snatch incident a ?misunderstanding?, say police

Police say that an incident in which a man pulled on a woman?s pram while walking a popular Sydney route late last month was a misunderstanding.

Ebola killed my aunt and is shutting down my country

Three weeks ago, my auntie, a midwife, developed a fever. Sitting here in Sydney basked in Australian sunshine, that shouldn't be big news.

The night my ovary burst

One mum shares her frightening experience and vows to never take her health for granted again.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win 1 of 5 Canon Powershot D30 cameras

Capture life more easily with the Canon Powershot D30. Shockproof, waterproof and dustproof, you can take it almost anywhere and shoot beautiful images, time after time. Enter now!

16 parenting truths you won't find in the baby books

I am five years into this parenting gig and I’ve learnt that sleepless nights and changing dirty nappies are child’s play.

Best and worst potty party cakes

It's nice to celebrate a child making the shift from nappies to 'big kid' undies, but do we really need a semi-realistic used toilet cake to do it? Here are some of the best and worst cakes parents have used at 'potty parties' around the world.

7 tips for a financially festive Christmas

Plan ahead - and do it now - to ensure festive season expenses don't break the bank.

'Go the F*** to Sleep' author's new book for frustrated parents

A sequel is coming soon to the 2011 hit book 'Go the F*** to Sleep' - and this time, it's about mealtimes.

Great birthday party buys from Etsy

Handmade crafts to decorate and personalise your child's next birthday - from banners to cake decorations, we've got gorgeous party finds from Etsy.

Creative storage ideas for the kids' rooms

Creative and practical storage ideas for the kids' toys and books can also add some stylish decor to your home. Visit babyology.com.au for more stylish modern finds for hip kids & parents.

The 'yucky' illness that took over my life

I have a chronic illness nobody likes to discuss, as it involves toilet talk. But it needs to be talked about.

To the mum in the doctor's waiting room

Maybe the mum I saw in that waiting room, seemingly disconnected from her baby, doesn’t have the support she needs.

10 space-saving nursery ideas

Starting a family doesn't always mean moving into a bigger house - not yet, anyway.

 

What's in a name?

Baby Names

Looking for a classic name, or an unusual name? Our Baby Name Finder is for you, search or browse to refine your shortlist.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.