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Preemies and the Power of Music

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Lullabies, Music Healing, Music in the Hospital, Music with Newborns and Preemies

Tweet Who doesn’t love a tiny, newborn baby?  The innocense, the sweetness, the delicious smell and sounds?  But if your baby was born prematurely, and survived, chances are that there will be weeks and months and continued struggle, just to survive.   Sometimes, parents know that there is a good chance that their baby or […]

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Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery: How music can help

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Lullabies, Music with Newborns and Preemies, Music with Pregnancy and Childbirth

Tweet Yesterday, I had a charming young woman in my office.  She was scared.  She is about 8 1/2 months pregnant and labor is just around the corner.  Like any first-time mother she has no idea what labor and delivery will be like, but she has been told many scary tales by friends and women […]

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Music and the NICU: NY Times reports on newest study

April 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Music Healing, Music with Newborns and Preemies, Music with Pregnancy and Childbirth

Tweet On Monday, April 15, the New York Time reported on yet another study documenting the benefits of music with preemies in the NICU (neo-natal intensive care unit).    It’s one of those many music healing/music medicine phenomena wherein an ancient practice, known since the beginning of time as lulling or singing softly to your newborn for […]

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Music with Preemies: Research is in!

November 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Music in the Hospital, Music in the News!, Music with Newborns and Preemies, Music with Pregnancy and Childbirth

Tweet Music with Preemies:  research is in!  I have known since before my children were born, that music is powerful with infants and children.  What I didn’t know in those early days was that babies can hear up to 5 months before they are born.  Research has documented that the fetal ear can begin functioning […]

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Great-Grandma sings “Hey Daddy” to stop crying baby (priceless)

April 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Music with Newborns and Preemies, The Lullaby Effect

Hoping that Great-Grandma will see this on Mother’s Day!

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The Power of Singing to the Unborn Child (a must-see!)

September 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Music with Newborns and Preemies, Music with Pregnancy and Childbirth, The Lullaby Effect, Vibrational and Sound Healing

Tweet When I go out to speak at conferences and associations and universities, I often tell this story of “The Miracle of a Brother’s Song.” It is such a powerful story and brings home all of the healing you can have just “for a song!” Don’t miss it! My “Lullaby” CD has created quite a […]

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Do Babies Cry with an Accent?

March 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Music with Newborns and Preemies

Tweet The sound of a mother’s voice has such an influence on her unborn child that even tiny babies cry with an accent, according to new research.  Babies are likely to imitate their mother’s voice, to increase bonding A study of 60 newborns from France and Germany found that babies appear to pick up the […]

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Use music for a fussy, upset baby

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments · Music with Newborns and Preemies

Tweet Calm a crying, fussy baby Hearing a fussy baby cry and cry and cry is very difficult for mothers and fathers. I knew before I had children that there was no way I could just let my babies cry themselves to sleep in order not to “spoil” them! I’ve never agreed with that philosophy […]

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