There has been so much talk about bonding with you baby while still in the womb. Does playing music for your LO before they arrive help?
This article, Bonding With Baby Before Birth, tells us, "Studies have shown that babies -- who begin hearing by the 18th week of pregnancy -- prefer classical music (Mozart and Vivaldi are good standbys), or any music that mimics the mother's heart rate of 60 beats per minute (lullabies and New Age music, for example).
That article shares a beautiful experience of a dad writing a jingle he'd sing to the baby in the belly and how it would then calm the baby after birth.
What experience have you mommas had? Do you notice a difference in how calm your LO is when there is music playing? What else do you do to bond with your baby?
Yeah, I've seen the green circle of doom and the error message saying our communities are unavailable too. Usually a refresh of your browser window will show that your reply is there. But, I've had a couple disappear into the black hole today.
I use this Firefox add on called Lazarus that saves a copy of my posts automatically so I don't have to worry about re-doing everything!
Hopefully, the lag time will be cleared up soon!View Thread
Baby in the tummy, it's all up to mommy. But once the baby's had, it's bragging rights for Dad
Oh how I hope you got some good news today and your doctor was able to answer a few of your questions to help you feel better about the whole process!
Whenever I get super stressed out I try to get a little quiet time for myself to release stress and let my mind find peace. That probably sounds all "zen" but, I've found that meditation has really helped me when I'm feeling overwhelmed or worried.
We will be holding you in our thoughts and hoping for a safe and quick delivery. Keep that beautiful dream of holding your LO in your arms and know it's right around the corner!!
you're right...there's only so much we can do and we change as parents as our children grow. The more kids you have the more you learn and adapt. So, the birth order will always have some play in it, I guess!