Prolonged Laboraccording to TCM

Symptom family: Labor Complications

Parent symptom: Labor Dystocia

Acupoints for Prolonged Labor

Explore below some acupoints used to address prolonged labor, organized by meridian.

  • By Meridian
  • Large Intestine Channel
  • Gall Bladder Channel
  • Bladder Channel
Hegu LI-4

Hegu LI-4

Between the 1st and 2nd metacarpal bones, approximately in the middle of the 2nd metacarpal bone on the radial side.

Jianjing GB-21

Jianjing GB-21

Midway between Dazhui DU-14 and the lateral extremity of the acromion, at the highest point of the shoulder.

Zhiyin BL-67

Zhiyin BL-67

On the lateral side of the little toe, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail.