Without knowing about your particular case – there are 3 options: 1. Laparoscopy and attempt to re-open one or both tubes, probably with lysis of adhesions – cutting / burning / lasering any scar tissue around the tubes / ovaries Sometimes a tube can’t be re-opened, for example if it is covered in too much… Read More
Can I still conceive after being diagnosed with hydrosalpinx?
Do you have a hydrosalpinx (a tube that is totally blocked at the end farthest away from the uterus) on one side or both sides? If only one side, you can get pregnant from the other tube, but having a hydrosalpinx lowers your chances. If both sides are blocked you need IVF to conceive, but… Read More
Is it impossible to have a baby once menopause has finished?
Menopause really means that your periods have stopped forever, but in practice we consider it menopause after a year with no periods in women in the typical age range for menopause (average age is 51). There is a very very small chance of releasing an egg and getting pregnant after ‘natural’ menopause with one year… Read More
Can I get pregnant after a tubal ligation (tied tubes)?
After tubal ligation After you have had a tubal ligation it is totally possible to attempt to initiate a pregnancy again. You can undergo a reversal of the tubal ligation in some circumstances depending on how the original surgery was carried out. The other option is to undergo an IVF cycle, which totally bypasses the… Read More
Can I get pregnant if I am a single woman?
We do not make any judgments against single women seeking treatment and all infertility investigations are going to be carried out the same as they would be for the female half of a couple. The only difference is that you will need to use sperm from a donor, but there are plenty of donor sperm… Read More
Can I get pregnant after my partner had a vasectomy?
In the case of a vasectomy, there are a few options open to you in order to try and conceive. Potentially the simplest treatment is to use donor sperm. This is not always an option that some couples would like to take, and there are ways to attempt to obtain your partners sperm after the… Read More