Raleigh, NC
A 19-year-old female asked:

I am 31.weeks pregnant and my baby has the hiccups around 4 to 6 times a day! she has grown less active but i just had an ultrasound. is this normal?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Fetal Hiccups: This is very common and reassuring. A healthy baby with an intact nervous system is required for your baby to even have them in the first place. Your doc will teach you "kick counts" as an easy test to evaluate your baby's movements. Usually 4 movements/kicks an hour are reassuring and normal. Take care.
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