Female sterilisation is an operation where the fallopian tubes are blocked or sealed to prevent eggs reaching the sperm and becoming fertilised. This is a permanent method to prevent pregnancy which is not easily reversed.

What is in the Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)?

Plastic or titanium clamps or silicone ring may be used to block the fallopian tubes.

Alternative to Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion)


Frequency

Permanent

Effectiveness

Over 99%

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Permanent

FAQs

What is the NHS criteria for female sterilisation?


What is the recovery time for female sterilisation?


Does female sterilisation stop periods?


Can sterilisation cause early menopause?


Does tubal ligation cause weight gain?


Detailed information

How Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion) works:


How to use Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion):


How safe is Sterilisation (Female / tubal occlusion):

This information is reviewed by our medical team.