Tubal ligation during menses?

Patient : I am scheduled for a tubal ligation. The day i go in will be the start of my period. I was wondering will they still perform the surgery on my with my period.
Doctor :   You need not worry. The tubal ligation can be performed even though you will be seeing your period. The only reason not to perform the procedure in an otherwise healthy patient is if she is unsure she wants to have this permanent form of contraception.

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