Jump to content

Tubal ligation during c section


  • Please log in to reply
38 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

#36 jill1972

Posted 13 March 2015 - 02:18 PM

I had this done when I had my bub in December.  The night of the CS & TL I needed morphine for the pain! But that was about it.  I think my periods may be a bit heavier and longer lasting than they used to be, but nothing too significant.  I have absolutely no regrets & would recommend it :)

Gawd, just saw that this was an old resurrected thread!

Edited by jill1972, 13 March 2015 - 02:21 PM.


#37 IamtheMumma

Posted 17 March 2015 - 11:28 PM

Yes public hospitals in Qld will do it upon request. However because its such a permanent solution, they want you to be 100% sure. Not 99.99, 100. I asked when I was 34 weeks along and they told me no because I wasn't 100% sure.

You also need to be of a certain age. I don't know what the magic number is but at 38, I was past it.

Interesting to learn about the heavy periods after TL. Since my c-section with no TL, my periods have been horrendous. I don't leave the house they're so awful. Last cycle I was seriously considering using one of DS's nappies.

#38 Princess Holly

Posted 18 March 2015 - 08:25 AM

I'm planning to after this bub (#3). I wanted it done after my son but was told I had to have had 3 kids and be over the age of 30 before they'd consider it. Like you I have alot of issues with hormonal contraception (severe side effects and have had multiple contraceptions fail) so it really is my only option but it's taken over 2 years and 4 unwanted pregnancies since I initially asked about it for them to decide I can get it done.

#39 Soontobegran

Posted 30 March 2015 - 06:38 PM

View PostLumpySpacePrincess, on 18 March 2015 - 08:25 AM, said:

I'm planning to after this bub (#3). I wanted it done after my son but was told I had to have had 3 kids and be over the age of 30 before they'd consider it. Like you I have alot of issues with hormonal contraception (severe side effects and have had multiple contraceptions fail) so it really is my only option but it's taken over 2 years and 4 unwanted pregnancies since I initially asked about it for them to decide I can get it done.


Could your partner not have a Vasectomy ?
I would have been insistent on DH being done had I known then what I know now.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

11 things that will happen when you're breastfeeding

After having three children and various degrees of success feeding them all, there's one thing I can tell you: virtually nothing will go as planned.

Surgery for baby born with a tail

A baby born with a tail has had it removed after doctors feared the birth defect might cause long term damage to his lower body.

When 'skin to skin' becomes a family affair

An adorable photo of a little boy and his dad enjoying skin to skin contact with newborn twins is melting hearts everywhere.

35 hilariously weird 'top tips'

Who would have thunk it? We never knew there were so many uses for feminine hygiene products. 

Pregnancy skin woes: acne, dry skin, itchy skin

Here are some of the most common skin complaints in pregnancy and how to tackle them, face on.

Watch this fun dance class for babywearing dads

Is there anything sexier than a babywearing dad?

Parents, this is how to cut grapes to avoid choking

One mum has learnt a harrowing lesson about the best way to cut grapes to make it safe for toddlers and little kids to eat.

When your kids have totally different temperaments

Sometimes it has felt like whiplash parenting. She perches watchfully while I vacuum; he tries to climb on and go for a ride.

How do our stress levels influence our baby?

Since having my second baby a number of people have commented on how placid, content and settled he is and, similarly, many have commented on how this is a reflection of how I am with him.

Separation anxiety isn't just for kids

Despite its prevalence, most doctors tend to be reluctant to diagnose adult patients with separation anxiety.

A charm bracelet, a boy, and my beliefs questioned

I was staring at the face of my son, realising that my once steadfast decision to be open minded was quickly unravelling at the seams.

Why I'm so grateful for Hayden Panettiere's PND honesty

There are baby steps and giant leaps forward. But there are steps backwards, too. And, oh, how they can hurt your heart.

The heartbreaking story of little Moko

The mother of 3-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri said she should have picked up on the signs. {Warning: distressing content}

Kate Beckinsale and teen daughter recreate birth photo

Kate Beckinsale has recreated her daughter Lily's birth photo, 17 years after she was born.

The adult-size stroller you'll want to test drive

It's one of the biggest baby related purchases they will make, so it makes sense that parents-to-be get a chance to road test a stroller.

Pregnancy announcement shows the reality of IVF

It's a long way from baby booties or bump shots people have become accustomed to in social media pregnancy announcements.  

Soleil Moon Frye welcomes fourth baby

"Punky Brewster" is a mom again, for the fourth time. Soleil Moon Frye announced the birth of her baby boy, Story, on Instagram Wednesday.

Mum breastfeeds baby found abandoned on the street

A woman has been praised as a "beautiful mother" after breastfeeding a baby which had been abandoned at the side of a street. 

A birth with a difference: the 'natural caesarean'

We've shared stories of gentle caesareans before, but a new video shows a new option called a 'natural caesarean'.

Baby name inspiration by music genre

If you're all about the music, then you'll need a musical name for that baby. We've got all the lists for you by music genre.

Giving effective instructions to toddlers

One of the most common errors made by parents is in how they give instructions to their children.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

The babies who are one in 70 million

Bethani Webb was excited to find out she was pregnant, but the first time mum did not realise she was carrying four babies not one.

Cafe offers breastfeeding mums a free cup of tea

A Sydney cafe is offering breastfeeding mums free cups of tea in a bid to show support for the right of women to nurse their babies wherever they choose.

To snip or not to snip? When the decision is not clear cut

Jamie Oliver, who considered a vasectomy, is to be a father again. A fellow dad reflects on his own decision 11 years ago

Doctors stunned by rare twins born almost six weeks apart

To everyone's surprise, Kristen Miller "kept doing better each day", keeping her second baby safe.

Baby book ideas for modern parents

Before my son was born I was given a lovely baby book full of blank pages waiting to be filled with weights and heights and first words.

The adorable smile of a baby seeing his mum clearly for the first time

There is no doubt seeing their child smile for the first time is an unforgettable moment for parents everywhere.

Mum tells how toddler 'nearly hung himself' in cot mishap

When Alison Johnson put her 18-month-old Caleb down for a nap, she had no reason to believe her son was in any danger.

Babies are still switched at birth? Yes, it can happen

All my panic and tears aside, my biggest question looking back is about the kind of security measures used in the maternity ward.

Doctors slammed for taking selfie with newborn

Everyone who visits a mum in hospital in the days following childbirth wants to get a photo with the new baby.

ergoPouch Twosie Sleepsuit for winter breastfeeding

Finally, there's a way to keep warm while breastfeeding through winter.

Health check: How long does sex 'normally' last?

What to do with this information? My advice would be to try not to think about it during the throes of passion.

When breastfeeding sucks: fixing common problems

From niplash to tight boobs, biting to milk supply issues, Pinky McKay looks at common breastfeeding issues and how to solve them.

10 things I've learnt in my first six months with twins

Six months on we're all still alive, and the more we get to know each other the easier the days become.

Mum's loving kiss leaves baby fighting for life

Kirsty Carrington thought nothing of giving her newborn son a kiss, little did she know it would leave the baby fighting for life.

When doing chores is your new 'me time'

After children, 'me time' looks a little different.

Get going: 14 travel strollers for families on the move

A stroller can make or break travelling with a baby or toddler. Here are 15 great single travel stroller options.

10 ways toddlers are terrific

It always pays to remind yourself of how terrific toddlers can be - they're little like this for such a short time

 

Vintage Toys

The toys of your childhood

Take a trip down memory lane with these vinage and retro toys that you may have had in your childhood or your parent's childhood.

 
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.