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Labour Induction Acupuncture

Acupuncture has become quite common as an adjunctive treatment option for a variety of health conditions. Labour induction is among one of the many reasons for which more people will seek out acupuncture treatments.


Research for Acupuncture has shown that labour induction acupuncture may be able to help induce labour naturally, shorten the total length of labour time, and reduce the required dose of oxytocin for labour induction. The benefits of acupuncture during pregnancy are:

Increase in oxytocin

Acupuncture may increase the production and release of oxytocin and thereby decrease the need for oxytocin infusion, or reduce the amount needed to induce uterine contractions.

Induce contractions
When to start acupuncture?