Did you know that your baby needs about 12 to 16 hours of sleep? It might not seem like it, though, if baby is crying more often than slumbering. If you’re struggling to get your little one to fall asleep, adding some music to your baby’s sleeping routine may help.[1,2]
Top 5 Lullabies for Babies
You’ve got a baby to rock to sleep; we understand that you don’t have hours to hunt the web for the best lullabies. That’s why we’ve done the work for you. Here are five of the best lullabies for babies to sleep to that you can start listening to today.
1. Lullaby for Babies To Go To Sleep
Best Baby Lullabies provides your little one with a nearly 2 1/2-hour loop of instrumental music. If you love classic lullabies, you can’t go wrong with this video.
2. 🚼💤 LULLABY Rock a Bye Baby 🚼💤
From Baby Relax Channel comes a soothing instrumental version of “Rock a Bye Baby.” Press play, and your baby will likely be snoozing in no time.
3. ♪♪♪ Lullaby 4 HOURS ♪♪
HHB. Zxahh brings you four hours’ worth of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.” This instrumental cover is complemented by the ever-relaxing background sound of rain.
4. ♫♫♫ Good Night Sweet Dreams
Wonderful Lullabies provides your child with quality white noise. At only 36 minutes long, this video is short and sweet.
5. 🐠 Baby Lullaby and Freshwater Aquarium ❤️
321 Relaxing – Meditation Relax Clips offers five hours of bedtime lullabies. These sounds are superimposed over the soothing sights and sounds of an aquarium.
Looking for more playlists? You can check out some of the best sleep music for kids right here.
Brooks, W. (2016). Putting lullabies to bed: The effects of screened presentations on lullaby practices. Australian journal of music education, 50(2):83-97.
Buschbacher, P. (n.d). Making life easier [PDF file]. Retrieved from http://www.decal.ga.gov/documents/attachments/BedtimeandNaptime.pdf