Dr Manny Alvarez says singing and reading to your baby in the womb ‘can speed brain development’

https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/1748795/sing-and-read-to-your-baby-in-the-womb-to-help-speed-up-their-brain-development/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.

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