Is a Vasectomy Reversal Right for You?

A vasectomy is designed to be a permanent form of birth control, but when life circumstances change, some couples may desire to add another (or a first) child to their family. A vasectomy reversal is an option for some, not all. Finding out whether a reversal is right for you is important.

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Vasectomy Reversal: The Path to Natural Conception

A vasectomy reversal is intended to restore a man's fertility, often for the purpose of allowing him the chance to father children naturally. The path to natural conception, as well as other alternatives, should be well-thought-out.

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What to Expect After a Vasectomy Reversal

You've had a vasectomy reversal, now what? Find out what to expect in the first few days, weeks and beyond.

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Latest Articles About Vasectomy-Reversal
The Journey from "Bonus" to Biological Mom

My husband, Rob, became a father to a beautiful little girl long before I met him. She was born in 2003 and is now a bright and bubbly ten-year-old. But when she was only four years old, Rob made the decision to have a vasectomy. He decided hastily, at the young age of 25, and the decision was not e ...

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Vasectomy Reversal Success Rates: Will It Work?

Vasectomy reversal success rates vary and a number of factors can affect the outcome, so some men are better candidates for the procedure than others. During the original vasectomy procedure, the tiny vas deferens tubes that carry sperm from testicles to semen were severed or otherwise blocked. Rej ...

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Find and Choose a Reversal Doctor

The vasectomy reversal procedure is longer, more complicated, and more expensive than a vasectomy. Typically done in either a surgical center or hospital, this microsurgery can take several hours and usually requires general anesthesia. If the first attempt is unsuccessful, you'll usually be respons ...

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Books on Vasectomy, Reversals, and Contraception

Truth About Vasectomy & ReversalBy: A.M., Dr. DuraniPublished By: Swan Publishing Co. Contraception: A Guide to Birth Control MethodsBy: Vern L. Bullough, & Bonnie BulloughPublished by: Prometheus Books The Whole Truth About Contraception:A Guide to Safe and Effective ChoicesBy: Beverl ...

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Alternative Reproduction Techniques

Modern medical science has developed several methods to help couples who have difficulty conceiving a child after a year or more of trying. Assisted reproduction techniques (ARTs) are advanced treatments for infertility, and are most commonly used where the couple's infertility is due to causes othe ...

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How Soon Until a Vasectomy Reversal Results in Pregnancy?

Although vasectomies should be viewed as a permanent form of birth control, there may be certain circumstances in which a man desires to have his vasectomy reversed. If this is the case, questions might arise about how long it takes for a vasectomy reversal to result in pregnancy. There are no defi ...

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How Much Does A Vasectomy Reversal Cost?

The cost of vasectomy reversal varies depending on the physician's office, your geographic location, and the type of procedure performed. It is not inexpensive, but there are a few options that may help you fit it into your family budget. Most insurance plans won't cover the cost of reversal surger ...

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How Does a Vasectomy Reversal Compare to Other Options?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many as 2.1 million couples each year struggle with infertility. But advances in medical science, including the development of assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs), have helped millions of couples conceive. While vasectomy re ...

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Is a Vasectomy Reversal Covered by Insurance?

Men who have undergone a vasectomy may, at some point in the future, decide to have the procedure reversed. Although advances in surgical techniques and medical science have made vasectomy reversal possible, this procedure involves delicate microsurgery that is complex and requires the use of genera ...

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