acupressure-for labor

acupressure-for labor

 

 

Acupressure has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of illnesses. There are points that can stimulate contractions or induce labor.

More than 5,000 years ago, Chinese physicians discovered that soldiers with battle wounds unexpectedly found relief from chronic illnesses. After years of study, they mapped out various points that responded to either finger pressure (acupressure) or piercing with a needle (acupuncture.)

Think about how you instinctively press your temples when you have a migraine. Pressure points work in very similar ways.

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