A 56-year-old member asked:
Why lately has my baby been getting the hiccups a lot more often?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Barry Bergman answered
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Normal for babies: It is quite normal for newborns to have hiccups. It is a spasm of their diaphragm muscle. The muscle is immiture and therefor often spasms. This ultimately lessens as the baby gets older. But it is normal.
Answered on Apr 23, 2012
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