The 3 Types of Sterilization “Regret”

December 6, 2016

One side effect of female sterilization that all women are informed of is that of “regret”.

The 3 Types of Sterilization “Regret”

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by Susan Bucher, BSN

It’s impossible to regret a decision when information was withheld from you and you were NOT given the information in order to base your decision. There is a word for this, but the word is not “regret”.
 ~ Susan Bucher, BSN ~ Founder CPTwomen. from, “The 3 Types of Sterilization Regret”

One side effect that women are universally informed of as being a possible risk of female sterilization and tubal ligation is that of “regret”.

This side effect is psychological in nature.


Regret” is commonly referred to by the medical community to mean later wishing you could have more children.

Many women suffer from regret after sterilization because they later do desire to have more children.

Regret could also mean regretting how undergoing the sterilization has changed ones health.

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