Pregnant people experiencing stress and anxiety is at higher risk of obstetrical complications including preterm birth and low birth weight babies. The scientists hypothesized that music therapy would reduce stress during the pregnancy, during the birth, and for the baby. Read this research review!
Regular contributor Penny Simkin discusses the research around parents' singing to their babies in utero and the post birth benefits. She also shares how birth professionals can encourage clients, patients and students to start this practice during pregnancy. Part one of this two part se
Regular contributor Penny Simkin shares her experiences with parents who sing to their baby in utero and then continue after birth and looks at what the research says about this practice in this two part blog piece. Part two can be found here. Join me in reading about some unique situations th