Clarissa Karlsson, a board-certified music therapist at Children's National Health System, discusses the benefits of music therapy for premature infants in the Baltimore Sun's Maryland Family Magazine. She explained that music therapy can positively affect premature infants’ physiological stability, increase opportunities for bonding and attachment with caregivers, and provide appropriate developmental stimulation.
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Megan Bellagamba began working in the NICU at Children's National in July 2006.