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The idea for this tape started in the summer of 1995. My wife and I were at our wits end trying to cope with chronic sleep deprivation due to our new born baby's sleep problems. We had been given lots of advice from various sources about how we could overcome this seemingly endless battle with our daughter's insomnia, but nothing seemed to work.

I had, just for fun, recorded my wife's womb noises some months earlier, but completely forgot about it, until I was clearing out my studio one evening and chanced upon the tape. My wife was at the time attempting to calm our three month old with little effect, and I asked her if she would like to hear the recording again. I put it on, and to my amazement it quietened my little princess to sleep within minutes. AT LAST we had found a simple and effective solution to our problem. We continued to use the tape, which has been updated for this release, for some months afterwards and although it didn't always send our little girl to sleep, it nearly always calmed her down.

Insomnia affects all of us at one time or another, and I believe that the contents of this tape can help towards a peaceful nights sleep for children and adults alike. I don't know if the soothing sounds on this recording activate some subconscious memory of foetal security and warmth, I am not a scientist, but I do know that it worked for us, and I sincerely hope that it works for you.

Robert Atchison, Altamira Records

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