Maternity Ward Uses Music Therapy for Babies When Mom is Absent

Maternity Ward Uses Music Therapy for Babies When Mom is Absent

photo by Alvimann via morguefile.comA clinic in Slovakia has found a way to comfort newborn babies that must be temporarily separated from their mothers for treatment: classical music.

Using regular size headphones that appear gigantic on the babies’ tiny heads, the maternity ward in Kosice-Saca hospital has them listening to Mozart or Vivaldi, which calms their breath and heart rate.

(READ the Canadian Press story w/ photo at Yahoo)

Thanks to Julia Frerichs for sending the link!
– File photo by Alvimann via morguefile.com

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