Live Music Soothes Premature Babies


Here’s another reason for parents/ parents-to-be to learn to sing or play an instrument.


Recent research has shown that the sounds of live music confer health benefits to premature babies.


When the preemies in intensive care listened to live music, they showed measurable improvements in heart rate, sucking behavior, sleep patterns and calorie intake, according to the study. In addition, music helped parents and babies bond, and eased the stress of mothers and fathers.


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