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Does acupuncture really helps in inducing labor during pregnancy? Is it safe for the mother and the baby?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: World Health ORG -

The world health organization places induction of labor under the category of "diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved-through controlled trials-to be an effective treatment".
Yes, acupuncture is quite safe.

In brief: World Health ORG -

The world health organization places induction of labor under the category of "diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved-through controlled trials-to be an effective treatment".
Yes, acupuncture is quite safe.
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Dr. Ron Eaker
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There is no reliable scientific evidence that acupuncture can initiate labor.

In brief: No

There is no reliable scientific evidence that acupuncture can initiate labor.
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