WHAT IS WHITE NOISE?
To put it simply, the “colour” of a noise refers to the frequency and amplitude of its sound waves. White noise consists of all the frequencies that humans are capable of hearing played at the same amplitude. Your typical shushing sound [“shhh”], the hum of a fan, or crackling tv static are a few examples of white noise found in daily life.
WHY IS WHITE NOISE BENEFICIAL?
According to study conducted by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, white noise was shown to significantly improve sleep based on both subjective and objective measurements. White noise masks disruptive noises that can disturb sleep or distract from important tasks, making it easier to rest or concentrate. White noise can also be helpful for new parents or caregivers when trying to get their children to sleep, especially in new or strange places.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING A WHITE NOISE MACHINE
Put an end to tossing and turning in strange hotel rooms, or quiet baby on a long road trip with a portable white noise machine. If you’re looking for soothing sounds on the go, make sure your sound machine is battery-powered or USB-rechargeable
The volume you set your sound machine to will often depend on the type of noise you’re trying to block out. You also want to make sure that your sound machine isn’t too loud, as that could hurt your [or your child’s] ears.
Different people enjoy different tones, volumes, and types of white noise. tone for you. The Yoga Sleep machines include multiple recorded sounds to help you create the perfect sleep soundtrack.
If you want the option to set your white noise to turn off after a specific amount of time has passed, make sure to look for a device that includes a timer. The majority of Yoga Sleep sound machines feature an integrated sleep timer.
A sound machine that includes a night light is a perfect way to tidy up bedside clutter and take care of midnight changings or feedings without waking up your baby or partner.