Early childhood is a time when children may begin to exhibit signs of issues such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Cerebral Palsy, Speech Disorders/ Delays, and Developmental Delays.
Very few parents expect to find themselves in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). It is a stressful, and often traumatic, experience for all involved.
BabiesDid you know that music therapy has been shown in research to help babies in the NICU? For instance, while babies are in the NICU, music therapy can help with:
- Regulating breathing
- Encouraging eating
- Increasing oxygen saturation
- Improving weight gain
- Reducing length of time in hospital