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Acupuncture Treatment During Pregnancy 


Research on the effectiveness of acupuncture for pregnacy care 


1.   Smith C, Crowther C, Beilby J. (2002) Acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial. Birth. 2002 Mar;29(1):1-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11843784

2.   Smith C, Crowther C, Beilby J. (2002) Pregnancy outcome following women's participation in a randomised controlled trial of acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy. Complement Ther Med. 2002 Jun;10(2):78-83.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12481955

3.   Neri I, Allais G, Schiapparelli P, Blasi I, Benedetto C, Facchinetti F. (2005) Acupuncture versus pharmacological approach to reduce Hyperemesis gravidarum discomfort. Minerva Ginecol. Aug;57(4):471-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16170293

4.   Hope-Allan N, Adams J, Sibbritt D, Tracy S. (2004) The use of acupuncture in maternity care: a pilot study evaluating the acupuncture service in an Australian hospital antenatal clinic. Complement Ther Nurse Midwifery. 2004 Nov;10(4):229-32. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15519940

5.   Vas J, Aranda-Regules JM, Modesto M, Ramos-Monserrat M, Barón M, Aguilar I, Benítez-Parejo N, Ramírez-Carmona C, Rivas-Ruiz F. (2013) Using moxibustion in primary healthcare to correct non-vertex presentation: a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Acupunct Med. Mar;31(1):31-8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23249535

6.   Coyle ME, Smith CA, Peat B. (2012) Cephalic version by moxibustion for breech presentatation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. May 16;5:CD003928. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003928.pub3. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22592693

7.   Neri I, Airola G, Contu G, Allais G, Facchinetti F, Benedetto C.(2004) Acupuncture plus moxibustion to resolve breech presentation: a randomized controlled study. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2004 Apr;15(4):247-52. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15280133

8.   Harper TC, Coeytaux RR, Chen W, Campbell K, Kaufman JS, Moise KJ, Thorp JM. (2006) A randomized controlled trial of acupuncture for initiation of labor in nulliparous women. Aug;19(8):465-70.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16966110

9.   Lund I, Lundeberg T, Lönnberg L, Svensson E. (2006) Decrease of pregnant women's pelvic pain after acupuncture: a randomized controlled single-blind study. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2006;85(1):12-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16521674

10.    Kvorning N, Holmberg C, Grennert L, Aberg A, Akeson J. (2004) Acupuncture relieves pelvic and low-back pain in late pregnancy. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2004 Mar;83(3):246-50. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14995919

11.    Guerreiro da Silva JB, Nakamura MU, Cordeiro JA, Kulay L Jr. (2004) Acupuncture for low back pain in pregnancy--a prospective, quasi-randomised, controlled study. Acupunct Med. 2004 Jun;22(2):60-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15253580

12.    Wedenberg K, Moen B, Norling A. (2000) A prospective randomized study comparing acupuncture with physiotherapy for low-back and pelvic pain in pregnancy. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2000 May;79(5):331-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10830757




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