has any mums gotten pregnant when their partner has had a vasectomy

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Tara - posted on 03/29/2009

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I know people who have gotten pregnant after their hubby has had a vasectomy, and it was usually because they didn't wait the 6 weeks the doc recommended before having sex without protection. Plus they recommend that you get checked at a followup appointment as well, and a lot of people don't.

Jennifer - posted on 03/29/2009

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i know know a few women who have and the doctor wants most men to wait at least 6 months after and in that six months to jerk it off as much as possible then he should go back to find out if he is shooting blanks or not! breastfeeeding is not a form of birthcontrol which lots of women think it is but trust me it aint lol

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Julie - posted on 03/30/2009

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Sorry forgot to say have the one year old to prove it !!!!!!!!! My eldest is 12 the 10 then 8 then surprise 1.!!! Hubby had vasectomy in 2002 Daniel born 2008 !! would not be without him tho, we were warned this can happen!!!!!!!

Amie - posted on 03/30/2009

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Until about 2 years ago I didn't know this was possible. However my neighbor ended up pregnant with their 5th after her hubby's vasectomy. He had gone back for his follow ups and everything but here is something his doctor had never told him at the time. Sometimes vasectomy's can reverse themselves within the first ten years. Nice eh? Not sure why his doctor didn't tell him the first go around but apparently it has happened before, it's just very rare. I remember how turbulent that situation was until baby was born. He went and got a paternity test done to be sure the baby was his because he didn't totally believe it but baby was his.

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For either a tubal or a vastectomy you should use another form of birth control because you have that long before they say you are completely  sure that the tubes didn't grow back together.

Teresa - posted on 03/29/2009

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normally men have a second test 3 months post surgery and probably 12 ejaculations later to see if their swimmers are swimming. If the test is negative (meaning they are not swimming anymore) than you should not be getting pregnant. Normally people who do get pregnant either did it before their time was up or the man did not ejaculate enough to empty his vas. It has happened. make sure your man does the second test or he will be asking questions

Michelle - posted on 03/29/2009

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what.....? i am expecting bub no 7 and my hubby is going in to have one.....lol!!!!

Abby - posted on 03/29/2009

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hmmm...might be time to get a preg test or at least talk to your gp about your symptoms and have some routine blood tests done just to be sure. big hugs love. xo

Melissa - posted on 03/29/2009

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well it has been almost 4 yrs since my husband has had it done and he didn't go back and get it checked but in  the last month or so i haven't been feeling the best



 



i have been having all the symptons i had when i was pregnant with my kids such as being  sick in the morning and sore breast and the smell of food cooking as well makes me sick



so i am thinking that i might be i just want any other mums opion on the subject



 

Abby - posted on 03/29/2009

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Yep, I've heard that those little wrigglers can find thier way back down again after about the 7 year mark after a vasectomy. Not sure how much truth there is to it, but depending on how long its been since his "snip-snip" if you're worried, maybe get him checked out again...lol, to see if he's still "shooting blanks"...good luck love xo

Laura - posted on 03/29/2009

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Not me (I'm due in 7 weeks, he'll be getting his shortly there after), but I know someone who has. Had a DNA test done and it was his. Also, when my brother in law had his done the doc stressed how important the follow-up appointment is to make sure everything went as "planned". I know 2 different family friends who's husbands never went back for the follow-up. (And my B-in-L never went back either)

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