A postpartum tubal ligation is done to permanently prevent a woman from getting pregnant. During this procedure, the doctor makes a cut (incision) near the belly button (navel) rather than in the pubic area. This is because the uterus is enlarged from the pregnancy, and the fallopian tubes are located higher in the…
Rebecca S. Uranga MD
Learn what a tubal ligation is and how it’s done.
Tubal ligation can be done by one of three different methods: Pinching off the tube in a loop with a band Cutting and electrocauterizing (burning) the tube ends Cutting and tying off the tube ends
Learn how to take care of yourself at home after a tubal ligation.
Ilustración: Copyright 2000 Nucleus Communications, Inc. Todos los derechos reservados. http://www.nucleusinc.com El desprendimiento prematuro de la placenta es la separación prematura de la placenta de la pared uterina antes de que el feto nazca.