A 26-year-old female asked:
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at what week of pregnancy should the baby start to hiccup?

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Dr. Viren Sawant
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Hiccup: last part of first trimester or early second trimester
Answered on Sep 5, 2014
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early on: babies can hiccup in the first 12 weeks but usually you won't be aware of it until the fetus is larger around 20 weeks generally a good sign
Answered on Sep 5, 2014

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