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Acupuncture may speed up the active phase of labour in women whose membranes rupture before the onset of labour

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39094.662708.DE (Published 18 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:152

Abstract

Research question Can acupuncture help pregnant women whose membranes rupture at term but before labour has started?

Answer Acupuncture may speed up the active phase of labour and reduce the need for oxytocin to augment labour.

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