Best Songs to Listen to When In Labor?

Best Songs to Listen to When In Labor?

Picking out a birth playlist. It’s a very popular thing to do, as part of her birth plan, and the point behind it is to give mom something familiar, fun and empowering to focus on during labor. However, some moms think it’s better to choose songs that they love, or songs that are fun, and silly. Labor, delivery and birth playlists will vary from woman to woman, since each woman has different tastes in music and has different things that inspire her.  Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

If you like rap music, by all means, put it on your playlist! If your thing is smooth jazz, then jazz away. If you think your labor will be easier with some nature sounds like ocean waves, rain or the wind, go for it. It’s all up to you and whatever you think will be the best music for you is what you should choose!

So, what are the very best songs for a labor playlist? Read on for our top picks!

The Zen Playlist:

Any music by Enya
Any music by Enigma
Any music by Yanni
Nature and Ocean sounds
Everything by Michael Buble
Come Away With Me by Nora Jones
These are Days by Natalie Merchant
Eet by Regina Spektor
Here With Me by Dido
Orange Sky by Alexi Murdoch
Everest by Ani Difranco
Let It Be by The Beatles
Capri by Colbie Caillat

The Fun and Funky Playlist:

Push It by Salt n Peppa
I Gotta Feeling by the Black Eyed Peas
Hey Mama by the Black Eyed Peas
Let’s Get It Started by the Black Eyed Peas
The Final Countdown by Europe
Eye of The Tiger by Survivor
Under Pressure by Queen
Push by Matchbox Twenty
I’m Coming Out by Diana Ross
Stronger by Kanye West
I Want To Break Free by Queen
Any song by George Michael
I Will Survive by Donna Summer

The “After Baby Is Here” Playlist:

I Love You Always Forever by Donna Lewis
This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) by Natalie Cole
Sweetest Thing by U2
Isn’t She Lovely by Stevie Wonder
Daughters by John Mayer
The Reason by Hoobastank
Baby Love by The Supremes
Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey
Safe and Sound by Taylor Swift
Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley
It Won’t Be Like This For Long by Darius Rucker
Beautiful Day by U2
Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
These are the Days by Sarah McLachlan
You and Me by Dave Matthews Band
Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You by Muse

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Dr. Renee Hanton, MD
Dr. Renee Hanton, MD | ConceiveEasy
Dr. Renee Hanton is ConceiveEasy's Senior Physician with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. Dr. Hanton specializes in the endocrine causes of infertility, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)