Do I need my husbands permission to get my tubes tied?

Please post anonymously when you have the chance, thank you. Moms, I need advice, please? I have three children, six-year-old two-year-old and a ten-month-old id like to get my tubes tied because I know I’m done having kids and a %10000 sure of it. But my husband is giving me a hard time about him not wanting me to. My question is, do the doctors need husbands okay for this? I’m in NY if that helps… Thanks in advance.

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No your body your say ! Xx

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Your body, your choice 🤷

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I don’t think you would need someone else’s permission on what you should do with your body… and if you do then that’s ridiculous, I think it’s good to consult your husband on what you’re wanting to do, but ultimately it’s your choice and up to you

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Yes. My doc had to :confused:

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I’m in Ny & they didn’t ask my husband. However maybe ask him why he doesn’t want you to?

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No, it’s your body. But make sure your really sure.

Check with New York State Law

No you sign the paper

I’m in Texas and my daughter is 9 months, my husband had to agree and sign with me.

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Depends on where you live.

Different states have different laws. Sadly, in a lot of areas, you have to have your husbands permission.

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If he don’t want you to get your tubes tied than have him get fixed or sit down and have a talk with him and see what his reasoning are for why he doesn’t want this

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I didnt when I had mine tied

No if you dont want no more kids then have your tubes tied .i had mine tied after my 2 daughter .

My husband had to sign, and I was 31 with 2 kids and complicated pregnancy the 2nd go around, made me feel like it was his body instead of mine , but he signed for it and I had them tied

Depends on the doctor. Some have their own rules. A friend of mine can’t get hers done because she only has 2 kids and she isn’t over 30.

My sister lives in NY state too. She had to have her husband sign the form before their insurance would pay for it. So I guess if you have the money to cover the surgery without insurance you wont need his permission.

Is this a real question??? Did I miss something in my marriage vows about how my husband will decide when I’m done having kids???

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It’s sad that it’s 2020 and women still can’t control what happens to their own bodies :woman_facepalming:

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