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PostHeaderIcon Baby Moana and beautiful music debut in Disney’s new international teaser

We’ve seen a teaser for the film featuring Dwayne Johnson’s Maui, but this new international teaser features an adorable look at our main character, Maona. Moana is directed by directed by Ron Clements and John Musker and stars Johnson, Auli’i Cravalho as Princess Moana Waialiki, Alan Tudyk, and Phillipa Soo and is set for a November 23, 2016 release. Read more here

PostHeaderIcon 19 musical baby names that will make your heart sing

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You’re never too old, or too young, to be moved by music. My daughter wasn’t exactly the happiest baby on the block, but one thing that could usually put a gummy grin on her face was turning up the music and dancing around the living room with her in my arms. Read more here

PostHeaderIcon Music Therapy Calms During Pregnancy


“Women in the music group also expressed preferences for the type of music they listened to, with lullabies, nature and crystal sounds proving more popular than classical music.” Half of the women were pregnant for the first time and just over half of the pregnancies were planned. The number of women in their second and third trimesters were more or less equal. Read more here…

PostHeaderIcon Baby Steps: Music therapy helps premature infants thrive

Music therapist Claire Littlejohn gathers the sleeping baby girl from her incubator in Trident Medical Center’s Level II nursery, and they settle into a rocker. Iris Monroe Boyer arrived six weeks earlier than expected, and at nine days old, she weighs four pounds, two ounces. To help Iris adjust to stimulation, Littlejohn sings her a lullaby. Read more here


Skrillex: "In 10 years babies will make good music"

Skrillex recently sat down with American journalist Katie Couric, telling her how his music’s made for the teenager inside him. He says he’s still “young at heart” despite being 27, and adds he’s not making tunes focused on the “mentalities” of an older generation. Read more here

PostHeaderIcon Music has healing power for prem babies

Music therapists worked with the mothers of 272 premature babies for several sessions over two weeks using either two instruments, singing or no music. Playing live music to a prematurely born baby can slow its heartbeat and make the child breathe more easily, according to a new study. Read more here…

PostHeaderIcon Live Music’s Charms, Soothing Premature Hearts

The researchers concluded that live music, played or sung, helped to slow infants’ heartbeats, calm their breathing, improve sucking behaviors important for feeding, aid sleep and promote states of quiet alertness. Read more here…

PostHeaderIcon Prenatal Yoga: Why You Should Give It a Try

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that pregnant women workout for at least 30 minutes daily, or at least on most days. Benefits of exercising while pregnant include improved mood, sleep and posture, increased muscle tone, strength and endurance and also helps reduce symptoms like backaches, constipation, swelling and bloating. Read more here…

PostHeaderIcon Music therapy leaving patients on a high note

“Creating and sharing music can be a healing experience. Music is therapeutic because it is easy to relate to and resonates with people on an emotional level. It can be a useful tool to facilitate expression, and can motivate people to achieve a wide range of therapeutic goals. Read more here…

PostHeaderIcon Music to soothe the soul helps in care

The therapeutic harp music is based on the science of sound. Research shows the therapy helps lower blood pressure, reduce heart rate, anxiety and pain levels, and bring a sense of calm, inner peace and emotional balance to listeners. And it is also used for people in palliative care, calming and helping them release emotions. Read more here…

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