Clinical Observation on the Effects of Electroacupuncture at Shaoze (SI 1)in 46 Cases of Postpartum Insufficient Lactation

Postpartum insufficient lactation refers to little or no milk secretion after delivery, failing to meet the need of breast feeding. It mostly occurs within 15 days after delivery. The sick rate covers about 22.2% of the parturients, and tends to be increasing. 1 Shaoze (SI 1), the jing-well point of Small Intestine Channel of Hand Taiyang, is an empirical point for promoting lactation. It has been appreciated by physicians through the ages, and it is simple and effective for the
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 By Paul Cézanne - 1839 -1906 - (Paul cézanne - Hortense Fiquet donnant le sein.) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons  

By Paul Cézanne - 1839 -1906 - (Paul cézanne - Hortense Fiquet donnant le sein.) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons