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Vasectomy reversal

Postby Julie Louise » Fri Jan 03, 2003 1:39 pm

My Husband has had a vasectomy, 7 months ago but we have since lost our baby, and wish to try again, he will need to try a reversal first, dont know wether it will work or not, but we can only but try.<br>any one els been through this, would like to talk, <br> JULIE LOUISE
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Vasectomy reversal

Postby Traci » Wed Jan 08, 2003 11:51 am

sorry to hear your news,<br>My husband had a vesectomy reversal 2 years ago , we tried for a year nothing happening so we went for tests and he has a good count but only 20% motility and as he is 45 we thought we shouldnt wait much longer , failed an attempt at ICSI sept 02 and are on our 2nd go this month.I have heard that the sucess rate for the reversal is quite good , keep your pecker up .<br>Tracix<br><br>[Edited by Traci on 08-Jan-03 11:53]
1st cycle own eggs Neg
2nd cycle own eggs Neg
3rd cycle cousins eggs Neg
4th cycle unknown donor eggs Neg
Going to have sisters eggs Feb 06
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vasectomy reversal vs. ivf

Postby Natalie Anne » Wed May 05, 2004 9:46 am


I've not posted on here before, but have read quite a lot of posts.

My husband had a vasectomy 8 yrs ago after he'd had 2 children with his 1st wife. Now he's married me and we want a child together so we investigated having a reversal. We've been told not to bother because apart from the expense, the success rates are v. low. The success rates for getting sperm to come out again are high, but they have poor motility so the success rates for pregnancies following reversals are low.

We have been advised to go for ivf with ICSI. They remove the sperm from the tubing behind the testes then freeze it so you can have a few attampts. The sperm doesn't move at all so you have to have ICSI. We've been told that because i'm young and healthy and have been pregnant before (was v. young so had abortion) and he has managed to father 2 children before, our chances are v. good.

Hope this info helps you. Good luck in whatever you choose to do.
9 failed attempts using thawed, surgically retrieved sperm.
2 year break and vasectomy reversal for dh.
Consultation for 10th attempt using fresh sperm - Nov 09.
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Postby Traci » Tue May 11, 2004 7:48 pm

Natalie Anne
Wishing you all the best, it sounds as if you have a very good chance :lol:

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