Archive | Music with Newborns and Preemies

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 […]

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Research shows lullabies help preemies with pain

Tweet It’s Official: Music can help preemies with pain “Music may reduce pain and improve behavioral states in premature infants, researchers found.” LITTLE FALLS, N.J., May 29 — Music may reduce pain and improve behavioral states in premature infants, researchers found. A systematic review of nine studies investigating the effects of music on outcomes in […]

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How early can baby hear?

Tweet Throughout my three pregnancies I wondered, “can my baby hear the music around me; can she hear my conversations with friends and family?” Well, I didn’t know the answer then, but I do now! The developing ear is beginning to be functional by the beginning of the second trimester! Research shows that around the […]

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Man sings to baby girl during her open-heart surgery!

Tweet Man sings to infant daughter during surgery Just moments ago I read about a man who sang a love song to his six-month-old daughter during her open-heart surgery. The original citation of this can be found at http://teamtsunamiblog.blogspot.com/. What a beautiful thing! I would love to know more about this story but it definitely […]

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