The limerick lullaby project: an intervention to relieve prenatal stress.(Research Unwrapped)

Wray, J 2011, 'The limerick lullaby project: an intervention to relieve prenatal stress.(Research Unwrapped)' , The Practising Midwife, 14 (11) , pp. 40-42.

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With the festive period looming I felt that the topic of this paper ‘singing lullabies’ resonated with the custom of singing at Christmas time but more than that the joy and peace of singing regardless of the festivity is far reaching. I am not a singer (I wish I was) but people who do sing tell me how up lifting and happy it makes them feel. There can be no doubt that singing and the feel good factor are synonymous with a sense of wellbeing and good health. Indeed, Carolan et al (2011) provide extensive supporting literature of the positive effects of maternal singing and music therapy on infants and of note the benefits to preterm infants within their paper (p2). So I present to you for this issue of research unwrapped a detailed appraisal of the above research paper alongside a warm gesture of respect for those of you who can sing!

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Journal or Publication Title: The Practising Midwife
Refereed: Yes
Depositing User: Dr Julie Wray
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 13:35
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 14:04

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