The Most Popular Songs To Listen To During Childbirth Have Been Revealed

Did you listen to any of these songs during your own birthing experience?

Have you ever wondered what the most popular songs to listen to while in childbirth are? Well then worry no more, as Supplement Place has collated a range of Spotify playlists to figure out what tracks come out on top.

Over 16,000 songs used in mother's birthing playlists from across the world were analysed, with a top 10 list revealing the most popular artists. The likes of music artists like Fleetwood Mac, Adele, The Lumineers, The Beatles, and Ed Sheeran all make the cut. Even one of our favourite Irish singers, James Vincent McMorrow, manages to claim a spot at number 10.

Here's a rundown of the top 10 songs used in childbirth playlists from Spotify:

Song Title Artist Number of
1 Better Together Jack Johnson 35
2 I Won't Give Up Jason Mraz 26
3 Make You Feel My Love Adele 25
4 Only Love Ben Howard 24
4 Ho Hey The Lumineers 24
5 Thinking out Loud Ed Sheeran 23
5 Come Away With Me Norah Jones 23
5 Let It Go James Bay 23
6 Here Comes The Sun - Remastered 2009 The Beatles 22
7 Heartbeats José González 21
8 Your Song Elton John 20
8 All of Me John Legend 20
8 Follow The Sun Xavier Rudd 20
9 A Thousand Years Christina Perri 19
9 Holocene Bon Iver 19
10 Perfect Ed Sheeran 18
10 Stay With Me Sam Smith 18
10 Higher Love James Vincent
10 Dreams - 2004 Remaster Fleetwood Mac 18

Across the thousands of songs analysed, the average beats per minute is 118, meaning what songs for childbirth are generally not too fast-moving, and on the whole are quite relaxing.

Did you create a playlist of songs for your own childbirth? Let us know if any of these tracks made an appearance on your own one.

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