Vasectomy vs Tubal Ligation

October 1, 2014

When your family reaches the perfect size and you’re considering long-term birth control solutions, you want one that’s easy, spontaneous and, most importantly, effective. Two of the more popular options are vasectomy for men and tubal ligation for women. The procedures are often seen as equivalent, but the male vasectomy is a simpler, less expensive, and much less intrusive option. Vasectomies are also 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. If you’re weighing your options between getting a tubal ligation or getting a vasectomy, this presentation lays out the differences between the procedures and points that you should consider before picking either.