Q: What are the odds of having an ectopic pregnancy?

A: The odds of having an ectopic pregnancy, a pregnancy outside the uterus, will depend on many different factors. Here are your approximate odds of having an ectopic pregnancy:

  • 1 in 7 if you had one ectopic before
  • 1 in 2 if you had 2 ectopics before
  • 1 in 5 if you get pregnant with a tubal ligation
  • 1 in 66 if you never had one before
  • 1 in 10 if you have a history of pelvic infections (PID)
  • 1 in 30 if you are 35 and older

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