Research Article

The Effect of Classical Music on the Duration of Sleep of Babies Aged 0-28 Days


  • Muhamad Isman Jusuf Universitas Negeri Gorontalo, Indonesia
  • Sitti Fatimah Arsyad Universitas Negeri Gorontalo, Indonesia
  • Dwi Veraningseh Universitas Negeri Gorontalo, Indonesia


Infancy is a golden period for the growth and development of children. One of the factors that affect the baby's growth and development is sleep and rest. Then it is necessary to take special care to help the baby in meeting the needs of sleep rest, namely therapy using classical music. This study aimed to determine the effect of classical music on sleep duration in babies aged 0-28 days at Multazam Hospital, Gorontalo City. This research is a quasi-experimental design study. The sample used was 30 respondents consisting of 15 intervention groups and 15 control groups, using accidental sampling techniques. Data were collected using observation sheets. The results showed that the Duration of Sleep was 30 babies (100%) before being given classical music <16 hours in the intervention group and the control group. After being given classical music in the intervention group, the Duration of Sleep ≥16 hours were 15 babies (100%) with a p-value of 0.000 < 0.05. Meanwhile, in the control group, the Sleep Duration of babies <16 hours was 10 babies (66.7%), and the Duration of Sleep for babies ≥16 hours was 5 babies (33.3%) with a p-value of 0.077 > 0.05. This study concluded that there was an influence of classical music on the Sleep Duration of babies aged 0-28 days, and there was no difference in the Duration of Sleep of babies in the control group.

Article information


British Journal of Nursing Studies

Volume (Issue)

3 (1)





How to Cite

Jusuf, M. I., Arsyad, S. F., & Veraningseh, D. (2023). The Effect of Classical Music on the Duration of Sleep of Babies Aged 0-28 Days. British Journal of Nursing Studies, 3(1), 10–16.



Classical Music, Sleep Duration, Baby 0-28 Days