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can foot accupressure help during early labor?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Ankle & hand: There are two acupressure points that can be used to help induce labor. One is on the hand and the other is inside the ankle. Be aware that they are normally only useful when the body is physiologically prepared for labor. Acupressure can also be used decrease anxiety and pain during delivery.

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