During his first marriage, Chad Ross had two children - a boy and a girl
- and thought his family was complete. He had a vasectomy. His new
wife, Amanda, really wanted to have a baby of her own someday.
Men in the United Kingdom can now turn to their local pharmacy to test
their sperm count. Boots UK, a pharmacy chain numbering almost 2,500
retail outlets, just started carrying a do-it-yourself sperm count test.
Surgical sterilization seems like such a drastic step, is it really an appropriate choice for men in their twenties?
Surgical vasectomy used to be viewed as a permanent means of
sterilization, but advancements in microsurgery have changed the playing
A vasectomy is a medical procedure that helps reduce the risk of pregnancy to nearly 0%. The procedure is completed on men who don’t want to have children or who’ve already had children and don’t want to risk having more.
Women are postponing pregnancy and having fewer children because of the recession, but just when they need birth control most, many can't pay for it, a new survey finds.
A vasectomy is a surgical procedure on a man that makes him sterile, or unable to get a woman pregnant. Vasectomies are very effective. It has been estimated that only about 15 out of 10,000 couples get pregnant during the first year after a vasectomy.
There are several forms of contraception including physical barriers, monthly supplements, surgical contraception, implanted devices and foams or creams.
If you have had a vasectomy and decide that you want to have more children, here is some information for you and your partner. One option is vasectomy reversal.
After vasectomy, you can have surgery done (vasectomy reversal) or remove sperm surgically and do IVF.
What is a vasectomy and why is it done?
Everything you need to know about sperm count and semen analysis.
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What is the success rate of a vasectomy reversal?
What is a vasectomy reversal and how does it work?
A vasectomy is birth control for men. It is a surgical procedure that
interrupts the flow of sperm through a tube (the right and left vas
deferens) and thus prevents sperm from entering the ejaculate.