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A 20-year-old female asked:

Hi im 36 weeks pregnant. and never noticed baby hiccup before. untill last few days. he been doing it quite alot. should i be worried? thanks

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal amniotic diet: The hiccups that you have noticed are normal as the baby is constantly swallowing amniotic fluid normally.
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