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Probably a daft question... Do babies like music?

(5 Posts)
LondonRoo Mon 17-Oct-16 21:36:17


Embarrassing question that probably makes me sound a bit daft. I'm 26 weeks and have noticed that if baby is moving and I have music on then she moves around lots more which is great fun to watch and feel for me and DP.

I am not sure if the increase in movement is a sign she's enjoying it or a sign she doesn't like it!!!

Anyone know? Guess we can't tell for sure! It's not loud music - I live in a terrace house and don't want to disturb the neighbours!!


LegoCaltrops Mon 17-Oct-16 21:41:55

Some do. My DD used to do somersaults (or it felt like it) when DH sang to my tummy.

ricepolo Mon 17-Oct-16 21:46:25

Yes-babies love to listen to music and react to it. It's a fantastic way to bond with them whilst you're pregnant. And if you play one tune a lot you might find your baby reacts to it once s/he is

LondonRoo Mon 17-Oct-16 22:03:19

Cool! One of the nicer sides of pregnancy that I'm enjoying as I'm still vomiting every now and again and feeling nauseous so good to have a bit of fun with it too!!!

gallicgirl Mon 17-Oct-16 22:05:53

They can definitely hear music.

When my DD was born, I used to sing her a lullaby. It worked a treat to calm her down when she was crying and even now at almost 6, she'll sometimes ask for it at bedtime.

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