Updated research reviews specific to acupuncture can be found at The Acupuncture Evidence Project
Betts D, Lenox S (2006) Acupuncture for Prebirth Treatment: An Observational Study of its use in Midwifery practice. Medical Acupuncture.17:3
Cardini, F. and H. Weixin (1998). “Moxibustion for correction of breech presentation: a randomized controlled trial.” Jama 280(18): 1580-1584.
da Silva, J. B., M. U. Nakamura, J. A. Cordeiro and L. J. Kulay (2005). “Acupuncture for insomnia in pregnancy–a prospective, quasi-randomised, controlled study.” Acupunct Med 23(2): 47-51.
Elden, H., L. Ladfors, M. F. Olsen, H. C. Ostgaard and H. Hagberg (2005). “Effects of acupuncture and stabilising exercises as adjunct to standard treatment in pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain: randomised single blind controlled trial.” Bmj 330(7494): 761.
Fernando, S. and L. Rombauts (2014). “Melatonin: shedding light on infertility? – a review of the recent literature.” Journal of Ovarian Research 7(1): 1-14.
Huang, D. M., G. Y. Huang, F. E. Lu, D. Stefan, N. Andreas and G. Robert (2011). “Acupuncture for infertility: is it an effective therapy?” Chin J Integr Med 17(5): 386-395.
Hullender Rubin, L. E., M. S. Opsahl, K. Wiemer, S. D. Mist and A. B. Caughey (2015). “Impact of Whole Systems Traditional Chinese Medicine on In Vitro Fertilization Outcomes.” Reproductive biomedicine online 30(6): 602-612.
Isobe, T. (2014). Improvement in Mechanical Energy of Sperm with Acupuncture. Austin J Urol, Austin Publishing Group. 1: 1-4.
James, F. O., N. Cermakian and D. B. Boivin (2007). “Circadian Rhythms of Melatonin, Cortisol, and Clock Gene Expression During Simulated Night Shift Work.” Sleep 30(11): 1427-1436.
Jiang, D., Y. Zhang, X. Wu and S. Wu (2015). “[Infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome treated with acupuncture and clomiphene: a randomized controlled trial].” Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 35(2): 114-118.
Lim, C. E., J. M. Wilkinson, W. S. Wong and N. C. Cheng (2009). “Effect of acupuncture on induction of labor.” J Altern Complement Med 15(11): 1209-1214.
Ried, K. (2015). Chinese herbal medicine for female infertility: An updated meta-analysis. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 23: 116-128.
Smith, C., C. Crowther and J. Beilby (2002). “Acupuncture To Treat Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Birth 29(1): 1-9.
Smith, C., C. Crowther and J. Beilby (2002). “Pregnancy outcome following women’s participation in a randomised controlled trial of acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy.” Complement Ther Med 10(2): 78-83.
Smith, C. A., J. M. Ussher, J. Perz, B. Carmady and S. de Lacey (2011). “The effect of acupuncture on psychosocial outcomes for women experiencing infertility: a pilot randomized controlled trial.” J Altern Complement Med 17(10): 923-930.
Spence, D. W., L. Kayumov, A. Chen, A. Lowe, U. Jain, M. A. Katzman, J. Shen, B. Perelman and C. M. Shapiro (2004). “Acupuncture Increases Nocturnal Melatonin Secretion and Reduces Insomnia and Anxiety: A Preliminary Report.” The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 16(1): 19-28.
Stener-Victorin, E. and P. Humaidan (2006). “Use of acupuncture in female infertility and a summary of recent acupuncture studies related to embryo transfer.” Acupunct Med 24(4): 157-163.
Vas, J., J. M. Aranda-Regules, M. Modesto, M. Ramos-Monserrat, M. Barón, I. Aguilar, N. Benítez-Parejo, C. Ramírez-Carmona and F. Rivas-Ruiz (2013). “Using moxibustion in primary healthcare to correct non-vertex presentation: a multicentre randomised controlled trial.” Acupuncture in Medicine 31(1): 31-38.
World Health Organisation (2003). http://www.evidencebasedacupuncture.org/who-official-position/