How Much Is Tubal Ligation In south Africa

What is Tubal Ligation?

Tubal ligation is a surgical procedure for female sterilization in which the fallopian tubes are permanently blocked, clipped, or removed. This prevents the fertilization of eggs by sperm and thus the implantation of a fertilized egg. Tubal ligation is considered a permanent method of sterilization and birth control. 

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How Much Does female sterilization cost in South Africa?

Before the development of this procedure, female sterilization required an overnight stay in the hospital, at a cost that made it unaffordable for many.

The new procedure costs R300.

Is tubal ligation permanent?

Tubal ligation is permanent birth control.

Although it may be reversed by another operation, only about 50% to 80% of women are able to become pregnant after having their fallopian tubes reattached.

This surgery doesn’t prevent sexually transmitted diseases.

You will still need to practice safe sex.

What are the three types of tubal ligation?

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Types of Tubal Ligation

Bipolar Coagulation. The most popular method of laparoscopic female sterilization, this method uses of electrical current to cauterize sections of the fallopian tube.

Irving Procedure.

Monopolar Coagulation.

Tubal Clip.

Tubal Ring.

Is tubal ligation painful?

How you’ll feel after sterilization depends on your general health, the type of procedure you had, and how well you deal with pain.

You may feel tired and your belly might hurt a little.

You can sometimes feel dizzy, nauseous, crampy, or have pain in your belly. Most symptoms only last a short time.

Who performs a tubal ligation?

Tubal ligation and tubal implants are considered to be permanent methods of birth control for women.

They are usually done by a gynecologist.

They may also be done by a family medicine doctor or a general surgeon.

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