Tubal Sterilization Topic Guide
Tubal Ligation (Tubal Sterilization): Tubal ligation (tubal sterilization or tubes tied) is a surgical procedure to block a woman's Fallopian tubes. There are few risks with tubal ligation, however, risks do include general anesthesia, bleeding, infection, or injury to other organs in your body during the surgery. Tubal ligation is permanent and cannot be easily reversed.
Birth Control Types (Effectiveness and Side Effects) Many different types of birth control are available. They include:
Side effects of birth control depends upon the method chosen. Common side effects of the birth control pill (the most common form of birth control used by women in the US) include: