The pregnancy rate after tubal ligation surgery increases over time, as there is the possibility that the tubes grow back together at some point. After 1 year, 0.5 percent of women will become pregnant. This figure increases to 1.3% after 5 years, and to 1.8% after 8-10 years.
Pregnancy rates after tubal ligation
By María Arqué M.D., Ph.D. (gynaecologist), Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 12/05/2016