Whether you choose to birth in a hospital, birth center or home, there are small things you can do to help make your birth experience as calm and comfortable as possible. How can we tame our five senses so we can relax more easily? Can aromatherapy and essential oils help your labor progress faster? Does special lighting help with pain management? And can your favorite music playlist re-energize you for those last few pushes when baby is crowning?
Research shows music has countless positive effects on our brains. So what does that mean for the littlest among us? How can new parents use music to soothe their babies? And how does it impact their development? Moms and music teachers weigh in.
A newborn baby may not exactly sleep like a baby straight out of the womb. Based on their sleep patterns, you may even think that they’ve got day and night completely mixed up. The best way to get started on your journey to helping your baby sleep like a baby is by first understanding why they don’t.
Children love music. But did you know music and moving to a beat fosters learning at home and in the classroom? Learn more about the benefits and how you can incorporate music and movement into your daily routine.