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2020 Feb 07

Cochrane Database Syst Rev


Acupuncture or acupressure for pain management during labour.


Smith CA, Collins CT, Levett KM, Armour M, Dahlen HG, Tan AL, Mesgarpour B
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Feb 07; 2:CD009232.
PMID: 32032444.


Many women would like to avoid pharmacological or invasive methods of pain management in labour and this may contribute towards the popularity of complementary methods of pain management. This review examined evidence about the use of acupuncture and acupressure for pain management in labour. This is an update of a review last published in 2011.