Complementary and alternative medicine for induction of labour.

  title={Complementary and alternative medicine for induction of labour.},
  author={Helen Hall and Lisa McKenna and Debra Lee Griffiths},
  journal={Women and birth : journal of the Australian College of Midwives},
  volume={25 3},
BACKGROUND Induction of labour is a common obstetric procedure. Some women are likely to turn to complementary and alternative medicine in order to avoid medical intervention. AIM The aim of this paper is to examine the scientific evidence for the use of complementary and alternative medicine to stimulate labour. METHOD An initial search for relevant literature published from 2000 was undertaken using a range of databases. Articles were also identified by examining bibliographies. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING


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