If you’re happy with your family size and do not wish to have children, you might be interested in sterilization as a permanent form of birth control. At Women’s Care of Beverly Hills, the experienced medical team offers tubal sterilization services. They use minimally invasive techniques to close or remove your fallopian tubes to prevent sperm from fertilizing eggs. To find out if you’re a candidate for sterilization, call the office in Beverly Hills or Redondo Beach, California, or book an appointment online today.
Sterilization is a permanent form of birth control. At our office, the process involves closing off or removing the fallopian tubes. These tubes help transport eggs to meet sperm, so closing them permanently prevents fertilization and unwanted pregnancy.
The Women’s Care of Beverly Hills team offers sterilization services. They use minimally invasive techniques to access your fallopian tubes, so your recovery is fast, and your risk for complications is low.
Undergoing a sterilization procedure is a significant decision. Candidates for this method of birth control should be sure they don’t want to have any more children and are healthy enough for surgery.
If you’re unsure about your future plans for your family and aren’t ready for sterilization, the team can discuss the other available options for birth control. They offer methods like contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, and intrauterine devices (IUDs).
During your sterilization procedure, the Women’s Care of Beverly Hills team makes a small incision in your abdomen. They insert a slender scope (laparoscope) into the incision and pass through specialized surgical tools to close or remove your fallopian tubes.
After your procedure, you can expect to spend some time in recovery before you can go home to rest. Because the team uses minimally invasive surgical techniques, your risk for complications is minimal, and you can expect your incision to heal within a few weeks.
Aftercare resources are available to help you heal fully and prevent infection and other potential complications.
Tubal sterilization is highly effective at preventing pregnancy. However, there is a risk for an ectopic pregnancy, which occurs when sperm fertilizes an egg outside of your uterus. The team can discuss your risk for this type of complication before your procedure.
After sterilization, you still have a monthly period. While tubal sterilization is effective for pregnancy prevention right away, you still need to continue using condoms whenever you have sex with a new or non-monogamous partner to protect yourself from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Schedule a sterilization consultation by calling Women’s Care of Beverly Hills or booking one online today.