An Overview of Female Sterilization
There are times in a woman’s life when she will desire to be sexually active, but not become pregnant. When a woman is not ready to have children, or if she is unsure whether or not she would like to have children in the future, a temporary (reversible) contraception method is recommended. When a woman is absolutely sure she does not want to have children in the future, a surgical procedure is usually recommended by the Plano, Frisco and Dallas, Texas area physicians at Women’s Specialists of Plano. In a traditional family, a discussion of a vasectomy or a female permanent birth control, or female sterilization, procedure is often discussed.
During a female sterilization procedure, a skilled OBGYN will close or block a woman’s fallopian tubes so that sperm can no longer pass through them and meet with an egg. Closing the tubes can be done in several ways. Female permanent birth control can occur through a couple of different techniques:
For more information on female sterilization procedures, or to discuss your permanent birth control options with a physician, please contact the Plano, Frisco and Dallas, Texas area office of Women’s Specialists of Plano today.