Research Articles for Acupuncture and Acupressure in Pregnancy, Labour and Delivery
The following research articles will have two links.
The first link will lead you to the actual study.
The second link will lead you to a summary of the study and its findings (when available).
The OBAA Research contributors include:
Dr. Kate Levett (PhD, MPH, BEd (Hons I), Adv.Dip.App.Sci (Acup) )
Research Fellow, School of Medicine Sydney, The University of Notre Dame Australia,Adjunct Research Fellow, NICM – The science of integrative medicine, Western Sydney University
- Effects of acupuncture and stabilizing exercises as adjunct to standard treatment in pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain: randomized single blind controlled trial
- Acupuncture for pelvic and back pain in pregnancy: a systematic review
- Does acupuncture have a role in the treatment of threatened miscarriage? Findings from a feasibility randomized trial and semi-structured participant interview
- Acupuncture to Treat Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy: A randomized controlled trial
- Pregnancy outcome following women’s participation in a randomized controlled trial of acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy
- Meta-analysis of acu-stimulation effects on nausea and vomiting in pregnant women
- Interventions on BL 67 for women with a breech fetus at 33 weeks gestation
- Moxibustion usage for Breech Presentation
- Depression in Pregnancy
- Influence of Acupuncture on the Duration of Labour
- Acupuncture and acupressure for pain management in labour and birth: A critical narrative review of current systematic review evidence
- Acupuncture for cervical ripening and induction of labor at term–a randomized controlled trial
- Cochrane Review: Acupuncture or acupressure for induction of labour
- Impact of Acupressure on Onset of Labour and Labour Duration.
- Acupressure to Reduce Labour Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
- A Cochrane review of 13 trials involving 1986 women, reported that acupuncture or acupressure may help relieve labour pain.