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