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Acupressure for Labor

A recent study in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health¬†found that acupressure to LI-4 (a powerful point on the large intestine meridian) applied for the duration of each contraction at the beginning of active labor decreased labor pain immediately and up to two hours afterwards, and reduced the duration of overall labor. I’ve only read the abstract (and the…