My husband had a vasectomy 16 years ago and now we want to get pregnant. Any advice?

We live in South Africa.

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More About Doctor Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS

Published on Jun 24, 2019

His two broad options are vasectomy reversal or aspiration of sperm combined with an IVF cycle.

All the best,

Dr. Robert Oates, MD
www.robertoatesmd.com

Answered by Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS (View Profile)

His two broad options are vasectomy reversal or aspiration of sperm combined with an IVF cycle.

All the best,

Dr. Robert Oates, MD
www.robertoatesmd.com

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor John C. McHugh, MD

Published on Feb 25, 2018

Two major options: Microscopic vasectomy reversal where the tubes are reconnected, or IVF in which sperm are aspirated from the male and an egg from the female. These methods are easily researched on the internet. Most people make their choice based on their situation, cost, likelihood of success and after assessing the availability of each in the area they live.

Answered by John C. McHugh, MD (View Profile)

Two major options: Microscopic vasectomy reversal where the tubes are reconnected, or IVF in which sperm are aspirated from the male and an egg from the female. These methods are easily researched on the internet. Most people make their choice based on their situation, cost, likelihood of success and after assessing the availability of each in the area they live.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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