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A 22-year-old woman who says an obstetrician and gynecologist denied her about tubal ligation

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A woman who recently triggered a conversation about tubal ligation on TikTok cannot perform surgery because an obstetrician and gynecologist may change her mind and meet "Mr. Right". After claiming that she said, she said. ""

Olivia Downs, 22, used a video-sharing app on Wednesday, June 15, to see a female obstetrician and gynecologist during a tubal ligation examination in Springfield, Massachusetts. I told her what the doctor said.

Tubal ligation is a sterility procedure performed to prevent sperm from encountering an egg. Not all doctors are willing to perform this procedure. This is because it can be irreversible or very difficult. There is also a risk of fertility if a woman actually changes her mind.

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Downs is a reproduction of her examination, the sterilization is "permanent" and a copper brochure was given instead, so doctors repeatedly told her. TheIntrauterine Device (IUD), which said "no", has the same efficacy rate, but not what she was looking for.

Olivia Downs, a 22-year-old student and orthodontic assistant from Massachusetts, shared a video about an OB/GYN appointment she had in June 2022, where a gynecologist reportedly denied her request for a tubal ligation procedure because she could change her mind and meet ‘Mr. Right.’

Olivia Downs, 22 year old student and Massachusetts The orthodontic assistant shared a video about her appointment of OB / GYN in June 2022. There, the gynecologist changed his mind and said, "Mr. Yes.} Viralization

" Honestly, I was shocked by the viralization of this video. " He said. "I posted it as a joke and didn't expect it to go anywhere, but it exploded."

She went on to say, "How big a problem this is, or just like." Honestly, it was really amazing because I wasn't aware of the number of women in the situation and their frustration. "

Downs said the women eventually underwent surgery. He said he was opposed to tubal ligation because he thought he might regret it.

Obstetrician-gynecologists are medical doctors who treat patients and advise them on various reproductive treatments and procedures, including tubal ligation, also known as tube tying.

Obstetricians and gynecologists treat patients and Advising doctors They are used in a variety of reproductive treatments and procedures, including tubal ligation (also known as tubal ligation). (iStock)

Downs criticizes women as "lazy and immature" or "wasting privileges" if unintentional. He said he heard from home. She has children. She wants to stop at those critics, listen to women's reasoning about why they don't want to have children, and then rely on defending and calling their names, Downs explained. did.

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"Someone feels after surgery Options like IVF, or surrogacy, that always reverse it, if it changes, "Downs continued. "Not to mention adoption. Ourfoster carehas a lot of children waiting to be adopted into a stable home. This is a great option."

Downs added that young single women were not the only ones who were denied tubal ligation.

"The biggest thing I've learned from this experience is that it's bigger than just wanting a" childless lifestyle. " It's about taking women's demands seriously, "she said. "Many women in the comments who were denied this procedure already had children or were at high risk for pregnancy and did not want to miss a chance with othercontraceptive methods

At the age of 13, Downs realized she wouldn't see her child in the future and said her decision hadn't changed so far.

The argument that we change our minds to "I don't know what we want" or "I might meet Mr. Right" is very insulting, "she said. "Moreover, if he wants a child, he wouldn't be'Mr. Wright'.

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Downs told Fox News Digital that he was accepting adoption ideas, but she didn't want to give birth, but rather her career and which she was. A society that wants to focus on being able to be a useful member.

She said that most people in her life do not support her choice very much.

"When I tell a child, I don't have to worry about why I don't want a child as much as a negative reaction," Downs said.

Olivia Downs, 22, said she knows tubal ligation is meant to be a ‘permanent’ procedure, but she'd like people to realized that having children is also a ‘permanent’ decision.

Olivia Downs, 22 years old, tubal ligation Although intended to be a "permanent" procedure, she wants people to recognize that having children is also a "permanent" decision. (Olivia Downs)

Apart from wanting doctors and the general public to talk to women about their personal reproductive decisions. Downs said he considers protection to be a "backward practice." "Beyond the wishes of a woman who is already alive"

"The idea that a woman's sole purpose is to be a mother is very outdated and honestly insulting," she said. Continued. "Putting women's value on it alone is very sad and discouraging for women who cannot get pregnant. We are worth more than the ability to reproduceofand we are still part of society. It's working. "

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Other contraceptives As for the method, Downs said she wouldn't, so they can cause "unpleasant complications and side effects".

For example, the IUD she recommended during her examination can cause heavy bleeding and severe seizures during menstruation. This is a common side effect that the CDC lists on the Reproductive Health: Intrauterine Device web page.

"We are worth more than fertility and function as part of society."

— Olivia Downs

The failure rate for copper-added IUDs is 0.8%, while the failure rate for tubal ligation (tubal ligation or cutting) is 0.5%. CDC.

Other contraceptive methods approved by the CDC include hormones IUD, pills, shots, implants, patches, rings, diaphragms or cervical caps, sponges, spermicides, condoms, cycle tracking, and lactational amenorrhea. These include amenorrhea and male vasotomy. There are various effective rates.

"If you don't want a child, why do you experience the risk of contraception that leaves you with the possibility of becoming pregnant?" Downs said. "It only leads to more unwanted pregnancies and more suffering or difficult decisions that women make."

Olivia Downs, 22, said she's pursuing a degree in neuroscience and would like to focus on her career instead of having children.

Olivia Downs, 22, is a neuroscience and wants to focus on her career rather than having children. (Olivia Downs)

According to the CDC National Survey on Family Growth, female sterilization is the most common contraceptive method in the United States, 18.1%. Was a contraceptive. (14%), long-acting reversible contraceptives (10.4%) and men's condoms (8.4%).

Tubal reversal has a 50% to 80% chance of a successful pregnancywith an average cost of $ 8,685. In some cases, surgery can cost up to $ 21,000, according to a medically reviewed article published by Healthline.

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"Overall, yes I don't think it should be done. I had a hard time doing this. " "Women don't have to go to a'doctor shop'to find a provider who takes her seriously.

Cortney Moore is an Associate Lifestyle Writer / Producer at FoxNews Digital. Tips for her story can be sent on Twitter at @ CortneyMoore716.