It turns out that classical music not only provides benefits to the fetus in the womb to help physical and psychological development, but it is highly recommended to be given to children after birth to support the development of further growth and development of the child. In addition, as reported by babycenter.com, music given to children before bed will help make them sleep soundly. It’s better if you sing live, the mother’s voice can provide comfort to the baby.
Even further research says that the songs used to lull in to sleep are an expression of mother’s love and tenderness which is represented through a melody so as to bring harmony spiritually then provide closeness and peace to mother and baby. In addition, lullabies can help in the development of hearing, intelligence and emotions in children. We recommend that you provide different lullabies, one of which is related to the next baby’s language skills. One example is babies who often listen to lullabies in Indonesian and speak Sundanese which will help your child to master two languages well and quickly.
The main choice in giving lullaby music is classical music that gives calm to your child. Giving stimulation of classical music after birth will help you in managing your child’s sleep schedule easily, so that if your child wakes up at night it can easily provide calm classical music to sleep again. Apart from the night, classical music can be given in the morning, but to make it easier to schedule a night’s sleep easily, it is better if the music in the morning and at night is differentiated. Music is very useful, but you have to consider several other factors to make your child sleep soundly, such as the following factors:
1. Fulfill breast milk needs your baby, breast milk is the best nutrition so it will help your child to sleep soundly at night.
2. Siesta in a bright room will limit your baby to rest during the day so that at night it will make him restful.
3. Make the baby’s mood happy by providing comfort and relaxation, there are many things you can do such as singing, gently massaging the baby and also bathing.
4. Use a light sleeper when breastfeeding at night so that it reduces light to the baby. That way your baby will differentiate between daytime and nighttime, accustomed to resting at night
5. Take a walk in the room when your baby is fussy so that it helps him fall back to sleep, in addition to creating a comfortable atmosphere for the baby by holding the baby will add to the inner connection between mother and child.