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tubal ligation

[′tü·bəl lī′gā·shən]
(medicine)
Surgical tying of the uterine tubes to prevent conception.
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Studies in different cultures have shown that some women who have had their tubes tied later regret it.
A Fortunately, for you and so many other women who have second thoughts after having a tubal ligation, doctors say "tubal reversal surgery" has worked well for thousands of women who, after having their tubes tied, decided later that they wanted to make additions to their family.
When I went to the OBGYN she said, "Are you going to get your tubes tied?" I said, "No." She told me what I already knew.
All 104 women had had their fallopian tubes tied or were taking birth control pills.
"But most women here already have their families and preferred to have their tubes tied. Profamilia came to pick them up, took them into the clinic, did the operations, and brought them back the same day."
All of you disgust me," (http://www.ibtimes.com/jenelle-evans-twitter-down-after-third-pregnancy-bombshell-epic-facebook-rant-2392337) Jenelle wrote on Facebook after the document leaked, telling naysayers to "f  off" for telling she should have had her "tubes tied," among other insults.
I'm not even sharing a soda with Dax until he gets his tubes tied."
Earlier Thursday, Leo testified about working on documented false confession cases, including one in which an Alabama woman confessed to bearing and killing a newborn child, though it was later revealed that she'd had her fallopian tubes tied and faked pregnancy to get out of jail.
Druggies who persist in having kids should have their tubes tied or their babies removed at birth.
Pointer, who had her tubes tied several years ago, underwent a procedure to remove eggs from her ovaries.