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Hi, I was contacting you hoping for some answers I had both my tubes removed
back in the beginning of 2012 after I had my 3rd child as the doctors had
recommended it since I had become pregnant with him afrer having my tubes
cut and tied in 2010. At the time I agreed to have the tubes removed I never thought
I would be considering having another child but I have since divorced
and know that at some point I am going to want to have a child
with my new partner and I wad just wondering what my options might be
for becoming pregnant or if it is even possible. please any advice you
Can offer I would be more than thankful for I am just llooking for
sine kind of hope. I am contacting you from PA.

Hello Tracy from the U.S. (Pennsylvania),

There is only one option to have a child after the tubes have been removed and that is IVF.  It is a very good method/technology with very high success rates.  The only down side is the cost.

Good Luck,

Dr. Edward J. Ramirez, M.D., FACOG
Executive Medical Director
The Fertility and Gynecology Center
Monterey Bay IVF Program

Monterey, California, U.S.A.

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Edward Joseph Ramirez, MD, FACOG


I am a specialist in infertility and advanced gynecological care. I can answer questions about infertility, gynecology related ills, menopause...virtually anything that affects women's health. PLEASE tell me where you are writing from as I am always interested.


I have been practicing as an Ob/Gyn and Infertility Specialist for over 23 years. Gynecology, advanced laparoscopic surgery, basic infertility, IUI's, IVF, reproductive surgery, and ovulation induction are all areas of my expertise. I am Board Certified. I have been doing In Vitro Fertilization in my clinic for 19 years.

American College of OB/GYN, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, California Medical Association, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Fellow of The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wall Street Journal, Monterey Herald, SERMO, Women's Health and Fertility Blog

Medical Degree from Stanford University, Residency at Tripler Army Medical Center, Reproductive Training at Pacific Fertility Center, San Francisco

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