The short acupuncture protocol demonstrated symptom reduction and a response rate comparable to those observed in standard depression treatments of similar length and could be a viable treatment option for depression during pregnancy.
For further details:
Manber, R., Schnyer, R., Chambers, A., Lyell, D., Caughey, A., Carlyle, E., & Allen, J. (2009). Acupuncture for depression during pregnancy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 201(6 Suppl), S19.