Relax, Johnny's Got You Covered

Female Sterilisation

Over 99% effective the overall failure rate is 1 in 200


Female sterilisation involves a surgical procedure that provides permanent contraception.

How it Works

The fallopian tubes are cut or blocked so the eggs cannot travel down them to meet the sperm.


  • Useful for couples who have completed their families
  • It is not effective immediately


  • It is permanent and reversal is difficult and often unsuccessful
  • Requires a hospital stay and general anaesthetic
  • Does not protect against sexually transmitted infections