Archive | Music with Pregnancy and Childbirth

Music and the NICU: NY Times reports on newest study

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 […]

Continue Reading 0

Music with Preemies: Research is in!

Tweet 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 as early as the beginning of […]

Continue Reading 0

Healing Music 101 studies music with preemies

Tweet Every Sunday afternoon our Healing Music 101 class looks at a different aspect of healing with music. Today we talked about the tremendous benefits of music with preemies. These babies are so tiny that they actually can’t be touched very much. The harp music provides a sensory experience for the preemies and their caregivers […]

Continue Reading 0

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

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 […]

Continue Reading 0

The musical pacifier, great for preemies!

Tweet The musical, preemie pacifier I thought I had heard it all when I was first told about the musical pacifier, but when I began to understand all the benefits, I changed my mind!The smallest baby ever to survive was born just a few months ago, weighing in at just under 10 ounces — the […]

Continue Reading 0

Current Research documents benefits of music during pregnancy

Tweet Current Research on Music Therapy during Pregnancy Effects of music therapy on psychological health of women during pregnancy. Chang MY, Chen CH, Huang KF. National Tainan Institute of Nursing, Taiwan. I think that most women know intuitively that listening certain kinds of music during pregnancy really calms them down, soothes and comforts them. And […]

Continue Reading 0

Benefits of Healing Music–Priceless!

Tweet Music is a great mood regulator, whether it’s used in conjunction with exercise or not. Loud, upbeat music generally has a stimulating effect, whereas slow music can act as a sedative. It’s very encouraging that more and more health professionals are beginning to realize the value of simple techniques such as music, using it […]

Continue Reading 0