If you are a mom-to-be, you have likely heard about baby bump headphones, also called baby headphones for belly. These special devices play baby music in womb and fetus music. There are several known benefits of using baby bump headphones as it helps bond mom and baby. After 18 weeks, babies begin to listen and retain sounds and after 25 weeks, they respond to music for baby in womb to move by kicking and turning. There is concrete evidence that unborn babies can hear music and sounds with baby bump headphone and retain them even after birth.
But how safe is it to use baby bump headphones during pregnancy to play back music to your baby? What kind of baby music should moms-to-be play back in the womb? Expecting mothers often worry about the safety of playing womb sound for babies. There is consensus that music for womb is beneficial for your baby, is safe and can sooth both mother and baby. But there are some rules and consideration that should be followed when using headphones for baby bump to prevent possible risk during the baby’s development.
baby bump headphones are comfortable, discreet and easy to use. Since they are hands free, they can be used by mom while attending a concert, at work or another daily chore. Research has shown that that occasional exposure to loud sounds are unlikely to cause any harm to the baby, but prolonged exposure to loud sounds may actually cause hearing loss in the baby.
Pregnancy music improves your baby’s reflexes and may also improves your baby’s auditory senses. It is best to play classical music for baby in womb as they are low frequency and soft sounds, ideal for unborn babies. Avoid playing high frequency pregnancy music and sounds. The ammonitic sac in which the baby lies attenuates (reduces) high frequency sounds and amplifies low frequency sounds. Play womb sound for babies at low volume to your baby. Play soothing lullabies and soft music like Mozart and talk to your baby using special baby bump headphones. Most belly headphones function like ear buds for the belly so they are comfortable and easy to use like traditional headphones.
Most of the sounds the baby hears in the womb are muffled sounds of the mother speaking, her heartbeat and the breathing sounds of mom’s lungs. Conversations heard by the mother are suppressed by the amniotic fluid. If you are using a pregnancy speaker, first make sure it is a good baby bump headphone like Pixie Tunes. Use a pregnancy speaker which can be placed anywhere on the belly, comfortably and playback good quality sounds with built in volume control. The maximum volume level of the sound played back by the baby bump headphones should be like or lower than the music you hear while shopping at a department or grocery store.
The best music for womb to play is one you like as well. It isn’t a good idea to play different music for baby in womb which you don’t enjoy. Remember the idea is to connect mom and baby and to sooth you both. Play soft music including lullaby’s, harmony music and your voice. Avoid rock, heavy metal and rap music. Soft music will relax you and your baby.
Did you know that you are not limited to playing womb music to your baby but you can also talk to your baby with baby bump headphones? Pixie Tunes baby bump headphones and speaker make it possible for you can talk to baby in womb. Simply insert the crystal clear stereo speakers into your cell phone or mp3 player and playback recorded sounds, music or live phone conversations to your baby. Best of all, there is no APP needed and Pixie Tunes is completely safe and comes with a built-in volume limiter switch to playback a variety of sound and womb music to your baby.
Pixie Tunes are hands free and attach on the belly using reusable adhesives. Unlike traditional baby bump headphones, you can place them anywhere on the belly. They are reusable, compact and discreet. Many mom’s use Pixie Tunes with maternity pants.
Another thing to keep in mind is duration of use. It is not recommended to use baby bump headphones for more than an hour a day. Ideally, use the baby bump headphones several times through the day for 10 – 15 minutes durations, the total not exceeding 1 hour of use. There is no evidence to suggest otherwise, but it is recommended not to exceed an hour a day.
The best time to us Pixie Tunes is when you do your daily chores. Pixie Tunes come with built in volume limiter. It is recommended to place the volume tab on LOW volume setting to ensure that the music played back is soft in nature. When playing back pregnancy sounds, use the HIGH setting.
Although Pixie Tunes baby bump headphones have several benefits over traditional pregnancy speakers, one major advantage is that with Pixie Tunes, you can talk with your baby in the womb. To do this, simply set Pixie Tunes volume tab on HIGH setting and insert into your phone. Then open a voice recording app on your phone and speak your thoughts and love message and playback to your baby. Many moms-to-be call their family and friends and have a conversation while playing back the conversation to their baby using Pixie Tunes shared splitter adapter. The adapter makes it possible for mother and baby to simultaneously listen to the conversation
Remember that your pregnancy will last 9 months and then your baby is ready. This is the special time to bond with your baby, so make the best of it. Share classical music, womb sounds and fetus music with your baby and share with yourself and your partner, husband and extended family before your baby is ready to see the beautiful world. Enjoy these special memorable moments and bond better with your baby with the Pixie Tunes baby bump headphones.
Pixie Tunes pregnancy headphones come with everything you need to enjoy music for womb with your baby and is compatible with most cell phones and mp3 players! No special APP needed. Just insert into your phone and Pixie Tunes belly speakers are ready to use. What’s a better gift than this?
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