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Self-administered home moxibustion treatment may be an effective and low-cost treatment for inducing cephalic version in pregnant women with breech presentation. In an uncontrolled pilot study, Italian researchers observed a case series of 93 pregnant women in the 32nd-35th week of gestation after ultrasound diagnosis of breech presentation. Patients carried out stimulation of Zhiyin BL-67 by self-administered moxibustion once a day for two weeks and, if foetuses remained in breech presentation, they received an additional 30 minutes of moxibustion and needling at BL-65 and SI-1, for three additional days over the course of one week. Cephalic version and natural childbirth was observed in 62.4% of all treated women.

Turning Foetal Breech Presentation at 32-35 Weeks of Gestational Age by Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2019 Jun 9;2019:8950924