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Alison Norris

Department of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA

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    Tubal Ligation: A Comprehensive Exploration of a Permanent Contraceptive Method
    Author(s): Alison Norris*

    Tubal ligation, commonly referred to as "getting one's tubes tied," is a surgical procedure performed to achieve permanent contraception in individuals who have decided to no longer bear children. This procedure has gained popularity due to its effectiveness and irreversibility. In this comprehensive exploration, we delve into the history, procedure, benefits, considerations and societal implications of tubal ligation. The history of tubal ligation dates back to the early 20th century, when surgical techniques were developed to permanently block or sever the fallopian tubes, thus preventing the eggs from reaching the uterus for fertilization. Over the years, the procedure evolved as medical advancements improved its safety and accessibility. In the early days, the procedure was often performed postpartum, involving a larger incision. Ho.. View More»

    DOI: 10.36648/2471-8165.9.4.23

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