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post #21 of 24
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Originally Posted by irishtwins
Oh my God really ? See....Im kinda excited since my DH wants a V and I want more babies....Im hoping for a botches V!
that'll be me after we have our 3rd. DH is dead set on having 3, no more, but wouldn't mind stopping now (we have 1). I on the other hand, would love to have 4, or 6, or 8. Can't imagine going much above 8 and still getting my midwifery degree AND running a homebirth practice, opening a birth center and having a room for a mom-to-be who needs a place to stay/no family. Right now I am hoping that on try #3 we have twins, DH gets his V and then I have another babe or two. I would LOVE that! (Hell I think I'm PG now and we've been using condoms religiously--not ready for #2 quite yet, DS will be 8 months tomorrow!)
post #22 of 24
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Originally Posted by luvmy3boys
Personally, I don't think you should hope for a botched V, but rather talk to your DH about how you want more children and see about the possibility of using less permanent birth control in the meantime in case he decides he wants more kids down the road. The choice whether or not to have children and whether or not to choose 'permanent' birth control should be made by the couple as a whole. As for me being pregnant, I know I am the exception by far (and we are both overly fertile), it IS rare for women to get pg post-v.
You're right and we've talked and talked and talked about it and he's dead set against it. He wants to further his career, run for office, change the world...blah blah, blah...I just want more babies

It's a real point of contention between us and every time we discuss it I end up in tears...I feel like going to a sperm bank sometimes behind his back!

Anyhoo...I digress. I am not in a hurry to have another...I just know that I am not done in my heart of hearts. Just like I new I was going to marry this guy when I first met him. This is a hard subject...
post #23 of 24
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Originally Posted by irishtwins
You're right and we've talked and talked and talked about it and he's dead set against it. He wants to further his career, run for office, change the world...blah blah, blah...I just want more babies

It's a real point of contention between us and every time we discuss it I end up in tears...I feel like going to a sperm bank sometimes behind his back!

Anyhoo...I digress. I am not in a hurry to have another...I just know that I am not done in my heart of hearts. Just like I new I was going to marry this guy when I first met him. This is a hard subject...
post #24 of 24
Our post-V baby is 5 months old.

DH had the surgery in Jan 2005. In February he took a sample in and we were told only dead sperm were present. In March he took another sample in and we were told NO sperm were present. We were given the green light and his surgery pronouced a success.

May 31 I realized I was on day 31 of my cycle, and have never had a cycle longer than 30 days. Thought I was starting to have pre-menopausal changes, perhaps (I was 34 and my sister started having pre-menopausal symptoms in her mid 30's). I figured I should take a HPT before I tried to make an appt to see a gyn, and lo and behold it turned VERY positive before I could even get the cap back on it! I was STUNNED and initially pretty upset - DH, on the other hand, handled it very well and accepted that this baby was obviously meant to be.

Thankfully he never doubted my faithfulness (and yes, I have always been completely faithful - I've never been with any man other than DH). I think a few other people did, though! That's bothered me a lot in the beginning, knowing that some people would automatically assume the baby wasn't DH's. Anyone who knew me didn't think that, though.

OH - the kicker is, that on the day I took the pg test DH took another sample to the lab, thinking his plumbing had grown back together and the doctor would want another test result to prove that before re-doing the surgery. Well, THAT test also showed NO sperm present! We can't explain it, other than obviously somehow at least one sperm got through at just the right time. When I called the urologist's office to get those results and asked if the lab could possibly be messing up the test because obviously "No sperm present" was not completely true, the person I was talking to got indignant with me, insisting there had been NO mistake and there was nothing more they could do for us. I bet she never even told the doctor our situation.

So, our beautiful baby boy was born in January, and we are NOT relying on DH's surgery as birth control ever again, no matter what his sperm analysis says.
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