Is vasectomy reversal our best option to have a baby together?

My husband had a vasectomy 8 yrs ago. He's 33 now and has 2 kids. I'm 27 with no kids. There's no known female infertility issues. Finances are a concern to consider.

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More About Doctor Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS

Published on Jul 12, 2019

Hi, a reversal performed by an expert in the field is your best option. The chances of sperm return to the ejaculate, and therefore an opportunity to become pregnant naturally, is quite high (90-95%). With your age, the chances of becoming pregnant are excellent. Make sure to have surgery with an expert; do not look for the "cheapest option" out there.

Hope this helps,

Dr. Robert Oates
www.robertoatesmd.com

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

Hi, a reversal performed by an expert in the field is your best option. The chances of sperm return to the ejaculate, and therefore an opportunity to become pregnant naturally, is quite high (90-95%). With your age, the chances of becoming pregnant are excellent. Make sure to have surgery with an expert; do not look for the "cheapest option" out there.

Hope this helps,

Dr. Robert Oates
www.robertoatesmd.com

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor John C. McHugh, MD

Published on Dec 02, 2018

It is a good option for you as a reversal is cheaper than IVF. Having said that, you should do your due diligence in understanding the differences and determining what is best for your circumstances. For instance, IVF has a higher likelihood of having twins.

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

It is a good option for you as a reversal is cheaper than IVF. Having said that, you should do your due diligence in understanding the differences and determining what is best for your circumstances. For instance, IVF has a higher likelihood of having twins.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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