People who go for sterilisation ops still mostly those in their 30s, 40s

Doctors advise that younger patients, especially women, consider other non-permanent options. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - Hospitals and clinics The Sunday Times spoke to said people - of both sexes - going for sterilisation operations are still mostly older individuals in their 30s and 40s who have already had children.

When it comes to younger, childless couples, doctors take steps to ensure they do not regret their decision.

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