Dr Manny Alvarez says singing and reading to your baby in the womb ‘can speed brain development’ Dr Manny Alvarez says sound in the womb helps a baby’s brain develop – particularly the part that controls reasoning
The other day a very concerned pregnant patient of mine asked me a very serious question: Could reading benefit her unborn baby?
I wish a baby could learn in utero— I would’ve saved thousands — but a bigger question is: Is there science behind the transmission of sound into the womb?
Sound is an important parameter in the development of the human brain.
The music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has been a popular choice, especially after the discovery of the so-called “Mozart Effect” in a 1993 paper that found that college students who listened to the Austrian composer before taking a test showed better results than those who didn’t.