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One Child Is Enough For Me. Why I Decided To Be Sterilised

25/03/2011 10:01 | Updated 22 May 2015

By weekend I shall be sterile. My fallopian tubes will be snipped and tied and it's no more babies for us. Unless we get that labrador puppy, but deep down I know that's not the same thing!

The decision was not taken lightly. We have our reasons. Health issues head the list.

During the first six months of my pregnancy I suffered with Hyperemesis Gravidarum. The condition became so serious that at one point the medical team were preparing my husband for the worst: the possibility that he may have to make an unthinkable choice between my life and that of our unborn child.

In the end it didn't come to that, thank goodness. We have been told the chances of a repeat performance with a second pregnancy, in my case, are over 85 agreed. I shall do so with no doubts whatsoever. My body, my decision.

Still a bit nervous though!

Have you been sterilised? Were you relieved you took the decision?

Read what happened to Suze once she had the operation here.

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