Music and Lullabies
In this week’s article, we find out how singing lullabies to babies can be beneficial to lessening their stress levels and helping them sync with their parent. While it is not music therapy, it is interesting to see the positive effects of a parent singing to a child.
Music therapists do promote this type of bonding in the NICU setting.
“She suggests that early exposure to music may help babies develop rhythm perception which may facilitate engagement in both social and emotional settings. Cirelli says, ‘music is a tool that we can use to bring people together, and this starts in infancy.'”