What are advantages of female sterilization for contraception?

Updated: Oct 06, 2020
  • Author: Frances E Casey, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Female sterilization does not involve hormones. It is a permanent form of contraception. No data indicate that change in libido, menstrual cycle, or lactation occurs. Female sterilization is usually a same-day procedure.

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