Female Sterilization
Female Sterilization
Female sterilization is a permanent procedure to prevent pregnancy. It works by blocking the fallopian tubes (tubes connecting ovaries to uterus). Sterilization is a viable option for women who decide not to have any more children. Sterilization does not give protection from Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs). The best way to lessen the risk of STIs is to use barrier methods such as condoms.

There are two methods of female sterilization:

Misconceptions