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A 26-year-old female asked:

25 weeks pregnant, from yesterday i feel my baby movement stronger than before. that time my belly jerks / shakes. is that common? pls help

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Dr. Lisa Rankin
ADHD and Autism 25 years experience
Yes : Babies can get the hiccups in utero which will cause movement exactly as you described. It can go on for some time and for some babies is recurrent throughout the pregnancy. Unfortunately you cannot do much about it but laugh.

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