Classical Music Therapy for Pregnant Women
Music therapy for pregnant women generally wears a kind of classical music. If not used to listen to classical music, you can start from mild composition composed by Johann Strauss. Once your ears begin to be familiar with the composition of light you can be followed by listening to Mozart, Chopin, or Beethoven, in a gentle rhythm and carefree.
How it’s Music Therapy work
Music therapy for pregnant women preceded by physical and mental relaxation, Physical relaxation done by loosening and tightening the muscles while to catch his breath. While mental relaxation is done by inserting sentences suggestion to the patient to bring visualization can bring peace, such as imagining when you are at the beach or in the cloud.
After relaxing, the next step is stimulation for the fetus because the music is believed to be effective for improving the intelligence of children. The time required to perform the entire process of therapy about 30 minutes. The pregnant women also can start listening to music in the house for 30 minutes every day for your health and the baby. You are advised to listen to music with a relaxed lying position on a comfortable couch. The distance between your sound sources with preferably ranges from 1.5 meters.
Music therapy is most effectively done at 18-20 weeks of gestation. At that time, the sense of hearing of the fetus is fully formed. However, pregnant women are able to start a music therapy since the first trimester of pregnancy to reduce stress levels.
Music therapy can be done until the child is 3 years old, when the child’s brain is experiencing rapid development. But that does not mean the music does not bring benefit after the child fewer than five, the only potential stimulus wane.
If you introduce music to babies in the womb, without knowing you have given children the opportunity to hone musical intelligence which is one of the eight multiple intelligences of Howard Gardner introduced. So, what are you waiting? Let’s fill the day with music!