Do you still remember the teenage period? Because of broken heart, you played music loudly. Finally the broken heart healed by the music. It is because music can be for therapy even for pregnant woman.
The research about the power of music as a healer has been done since 20 years ago. The calm music has physical and emotional healing effect for pregnant woman.
The positive effect of music can be felt at digest system, breathing system, blood pressure and circulation, so body becomes stronger but it is still in relax condition. Music can also cause peaceful and happy feeling. It also causes your mind more concentrate. Music is also great to change the awareness and harmonize the work of right and the left brain.
Why is music therapy important? Mom’s womb can be analogued as a hotel and the fetus is like the guess that stays for 9 months or more. Mother must be smart in controlling herself so she can create the atmosphere like the atmosphere of ’5 star hotel’. The guess must be welcomed with delicious foods in comfortable situation.
If mom is strressed, the situation in ’5 star hotel’ is mess up. The thing that happens is the tumult situation because mom is upset and always be angry. This will cause her heart beat increases, her apetite decreases, and the testine movement is not smooth. So, it will make the nutrition can’t be absorbed well by mother or baby. The fetus also doesn’t feel comfortable because:
- The development is disturbed and the weight is hard to be increased.
- The block position because mom feels nervous.
- The body organ don’t develop well.
What is the use of music theraphy?
- It can change mom’s mind set by thinking in positive way.
- It can make mom happy so her hormone is balance. The balance hormone will make mom comfortable and can improve the communication between mom and the fetus.
- It can make the fetus development grows in optimum way.
Who need this theraphy?
- A woman who has married for longer time but she still doesn’t have a baby.
- A woman who vomits too much because the pregnancy period.
- A woman who is pregnant but she has emotional disoreder for example is she is difficult to sleep, she is not ready to be pregnant, she faces the pregnancy alone because her husband goes to other city or country, she will face final examination, she is afraid of giving birth, and other stressed causes.
- A woman who doesn’t feel comfortable because hormonal changing.
- A woman who has disorder like Anti Cardiolipin Antibodi, anemia, constipation, and others.
- A woman who wants to stay calm in giving birth process.
When should this theraphy be done?
- The first trimester or in the early period of pregnancy period to reduce vomit. The theraphy can be done once a week.
- The second trimester: it is done minimum once a week in order to create comfortable feeling.
- The third trimester: it is done three times a week. If it is entered the 37th week, theraphy can be done everyday because mom’s stressed increases. Besides, in 37th week, baby can be born anytime.
- When there is contraction and in waiting time the giving birth process.
How is the therapy be done?
- Mom will be interviewed by therapist to know mom’s activities, emotional condition, and life style.
- Mom’s blood pressure will be checked.
- Mom will enter soundproof room.
- Mom will do brain gym to concentrate her mind and to focus to herself and fetus.
- With the therapist, mom will speak to the fetus. For example is to change the fetus position which is in block position, to loosen the coil of umbilical cord, and to get the fetus movement because mom can’t feel its movement.
- Progressive relaxation to make mom relax.
- Mom will do toning to start music stimulation.
- Mom will have music stimulation for her and also the fetus.