Does/did your daycare play music in the infant room? Mine doesn't, and I'm wondering if this is a red flag. They play white noise almost perpetually since other babies are sleeping on and off.

Also, we are thinking of moving my baby to a (Guidepost) Montessori school when he's old enough, and while I still need to take a tour, I'd appreciate hearing from parents who have tried a Montessori school for their infant and why you did or didn't like it for your little one.

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My infant baby’s Montessori school has a specific music time during each day but otherwise has white noise. We love love our school.

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Also the music time is someone playing music and singing to the kids. Not recordings of music

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No our daycare does not and neither do my girlfriends other 2

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Did you ask them if they’d play some music? Music is so good for the brain, it’s relaxing too. I’d ask, maybe it’s oversight on their part?

Ours does white noise next to cribs w sleeping babies, and then bumpin Disney music

Zero music or white noise where we sent our kid to daycare as an infant. Later on in the 2+ range there was music in Montessori school but played by the kids and teachers, absolutely no disney music etc there. Now in pre-k and they play music in class together and in after school care there is a lot of disney soundtrack hits when I come in at pickup time EOD.

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