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.
Acupuncture can help stimulate the strength of the parasympathetic nerve signals and
help to naturally induce contractions of the uterus