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Is it safe to get acupuncture while pregnant?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

I perform acupuncture on my pregnant patients all the time.
Make sure you are seeing a practitioner that is experienced in acupuncture though. There are points on the human body that can initiate labor and miscarriage.

In brief: Yes

I perform acupuncture on my pregnant patients all the time.
Make sure you are seeing a practitioner that is experienced in acupuncture though. There are points on the human body that can initiate labor and miscarriage.
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Dr. Neeoo Chin
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Accupuncture has millions of followers, and there are lots of studies showing the usefulness of accupuncture in pregnancy.
The most common uses for pregnancy accupuncture include: muscle and joint pain; morning sickness and hyperemesis; back pain and pelvic pain; even anesthesia during labor!

In brief: Yes

Accupuncture has millions of followers, and there are lots of studies showing the usefulness of accupuncture in pregnancy.
The most common uses for pregnancy accupuncture include: muscle and joint pain; morning sickness and hyperemesis; back pain and pelvic pain; even anesthesia during labor!
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yes

Acupuncture is often used during pregnancy - there are just a few specific points that need to be avoided.
Only seek treatment from a trained acupuncturist.

In brief: Yes

Acupuncture is often used during pregnancy - there are just a few specific points that need to be avoided.
Only seek treatment from a trained acupuncturist.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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