Breech Presentation

Moxibustion for correction of breech presentation Cardini F., Weixin H., 1998., Journal of American Medical Association, 280: 1580-1584.

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.

Acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial Smith et al, Birth. 2002 Mar;29(1):1-9.

Preterm Labour

The influence of acupuncture stimulation during pregnancy: The induction and inhibition of labor Tsuei et al Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 50 (4), 479–488

Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth West, Z., 2001 Edinburgh, Scotland: Churchill Livingstone, 118

Women’s experiences of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture treatment for threatened preterm labour Robinson A., 2005. Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

IVF and Acupunture

Effects of acupuncture on rates of pregnancy and live birth among women undergoing in vitro fertilisation: systematic review and meta-analysis. Manheimer et al. BMJ 2008, Mar 8; 336 (7643): 545-9

Acupuncture performed before and after embryo transfer improves pregnancy rates. D.B Youran. Fertil Steril Sept 2008; 90: S240-S241

Acupuncture and IVF Poor Responders: A Cure? Magarelli P. et al Fertil Steril, 2004;81(Supplement 3):S20

The Impact of Acupuncture on in Vitro Fertilization Outcome. Domar A et al Fertil Steril March 1 2008.

Acupuncture and Blood Flow to the Uterus

Reduction of blood flow impedance in the uterine arteries of infertile women with electro-acupuncture. Stener-Victorin E, et al Hum Reprod 1996; 11:1314-1317.

Acupuncture and Stress Reduction in IVF Patients

Changes in serum cortisol and prolactin associated with acupuncture during controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in women undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer treatment. Mageralli et al, Fertil Steril. 2008 Dec 30

Lifestyle Factors for Female and Male Fertility

Factors affecting the success of human blastocyst development and pregnancy following in vitro fertilisation and embryo transfer. Jones GM et al Fertil Steril 1998 Dec; 70 (6): 1022-9.

Environmental risk factors and male fertility and reproduction. G.Petrelli Contraception, Volume 65, Issue 4, 297-300

Effects of lifestyle exposures on sperm aneuploidy. Robbins et al. 2005. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 111, (3-4); 371-377.

A randomised control trial examining the effect of an antioxidant (Menevit) on pregnancy outcome during IVF-ICSI treatment. Tremellen et al. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2007;47:216–221

Acupuncture and Male Fertility

Quantitative evaluation of spermatozoa ultrastructure after acupuncture treatment for idiopathic male infertility Pei et al. Fert and Ster. July 2005 vol 84 (1) 141-147

Effects of acupuncture and moxa treatment in patients with semen abnormalities Gurfinkel E et al Asian J Androl. 2003 Dec; 5(4):345-8