Surely you already know better that classical music will be useful for maternal and fetal health, supported by research which found that the influence of classical music will be related to emotional regulation in babies, then what if pregnant women do not like classical music and are forced to listen to it will it benefit the fetus? When providing initial stimulation, it is ideal to listen to classical music. This is based on research that found the benefits of classical music such as the Baroque period music “Spring from The Four Seasons” by Antonio Vivaldi which based on further research found that music can help the process of regulating infant emotions. Classical music at this time can be heard by pregnant women according to your taste. Several choices of classical music, such as the music by Mozart, are said to have an effect on intelligence, then the songs composed by Bach, Vivaldi, Talemann and Hendel.
Even so, it turns out that listening to music doesn’t have to be just the classical genre, soothing music can help stimulate the fetus. In Indonesian society with the highest Muslim majority, religious music that is calm and with positive themes will help provide good stimulation for fetal development. Avoid getting used to listening to your baby with rock music genre, or a faster tempo because it will make the baby more active and tend to be restless. The most important thing when listening to music to the fetus is to enjoy the music, even though it is not classical music, if pregnant women are listening to it and enjoying it as long as it is not music that has a fast tempo it will stimulate the development and growth of the baby.
Some pregnant women listen to classical music in a forced way that makes it a burden and disturbs comfort. If pregnant women do not like classical music, it can be related to your discomfort when listening to music with your prospective baby who is listening to it so that it will provide less than optimal stimulation. Therefore, if pregnant women do not like classical music, you should be able to listen to classical music directly using headphones on the mother’s stomach so you don’t have to force listening to the music. This is commonly done because in a study in the United States that putting the headphones on when the mother’s stomach is filled with sound vibrations will immediately be picked up by your baby even though you don’t like classical music. Even so, it is recommended that you do not listen to music that is too loud, first make sure the volume will be played on your baby’s stomach.
Although the fetus is protected by amniotic fluid, if the sound sensitivity is too high it will interfere with the health of your fetus in the womb, the lightest thing is to disturb the comfort of the fetus. Meanwhile, for pregnant women who will listen to other music to their babies, it is suggested that soothing types of music such as traditional music, religious music or other types of music will make the baby in the womb feel comfortable and can also make you feel comfortable in the songs. That’s the solution for pregnant women who don’t like it classical music, this type of music will influence you in providing the right stimulation in the development and growth of your baby.