Sterilisation reversal

Hi I had my tubes cut 8 years a go and I would like to know if I could have it reversed

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 2 years, 7 months ago and was correct at the time of publication. It may not reflect our current practices or regulations.

Please note that all the answers we give are on a generic basis only, as we cannot provide more in-depth answers without access to your medical history. If you need a more detailed response, tailored to you, we would recommend a consultation with one of our Fertility Specialists for more comprehensive medical advice.

Female sterilisation can be reversed, but it is a very difficult process that involves removing the blocked part of the fallopian tube and rejoining the ends. There is no guarantee that you will be fertile again (be able to get pregnant) after a sterilisation reversal. For further information please visit www.nhs.uk/Conditions/contraception-guide/Pages/sterilisation-reversal-NHS.aspx