• The Acupuncture for Childbirth Team (ACT)

    is an established group of acupuncture practitioners who have been working in the Oxfordshire area for over 10 years. We share a particular interest in the use of acupuncture for fertility, in pregnancy and labour. Our aim is to promote the use and to increase the availability of traditional acupuncture prior to conception, during pregnancy, labour and the post-natal period.


    All ACT practitioners are members of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), the Association of Taditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK (ATCM) or the General Osteopatic Council and are familiar with the Oxfordshire labour and maternity facilities.


    "I had acupuncture from an ACT practitioner throughout my second two pregnancies. I really noticed a difference with my energy levels for these pregnancies compared to the first pregnancy. The labours were also much easier. I'm now pregnant again and I am definitely going to have treatment throughout this pregnancy, labour and post natally".






    The British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) has compiled a fact sheet on acupuncture in childbirth for your information.