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Dr. Holly Maes
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Baby Hiccupping (Overview)

very common to have baby sneeze, clear airway secretions and hiccups first 1-2 months, and subsides as baby gets bigger over a few months (2-4 mo). welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher


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Is it normal for babies to hiccup a lot?

Is it normal for babies to hiccup a lot?

Yes: Hiccuping is very normal for newborns and you can expect the frequency to decrease by the time they are a couple months old. Generally the hiccups do not bother your baby and they are not dangerous or causing any damage to your baby. Sometimes feeding or burping your baby can help them go away. ...Read more

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Dr. Holly Maes
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Baby Hiccupping (Overview)

very common to have baby sneeze, clear airway secretions and hiccups first 1-2 months, and subsides as baby gets bigger over a few months (2-4 mo). welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher


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Do fetal hiccups mean the cord can be rapped around babies neck?

Do fetal hiccups mean the  cord can be rapped around babies neck?

No known association: Over three decades I have never seen any association between the two. I have had an infant with 5 wraps around the neck & no hiccups & hundreds with no wrap & hiccups. Just because the two may appear together on occasion does not mean the one issue was a signal of the other. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Baby (Checklist)

Vaccinate for hepatitis B prior to hospital discharge
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Obtain newborn metabolic screen prior to hospital discharge
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Schedule baby's first doctor exam for two to four days after hospital discharge
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Schedule baby's well exam and vaccinations for age two months
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Hi i m medical student please dr tell me treatment of hiccups?

Hi i m medical student please dr tell me treatment of hiccups?

See below: You should be able to look this up online very easily - especially if you are studying to become a doctor. It's a skill you will need in your profession. To answer your question, it's water, thorazine, (chlorpromazine) or an acupressure point near the hand (you can look up exactly where yourself). ...Read more

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How to get rid of baby hiccups?

How to get rid of baby hiccups?

Agree with Dr. F.: I would add that in nearly two decades of pediatrics I have yet to see a baby who is as bothered by the hiccups as the mom is. Usually the mom is worried, and the baby is perfectly fine, hiccuping. A good rule of thumb: if it bothers the baby, it needs to be seen to. If it bothers only the parents, it's probably ok. ...Read more

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Having a Baby Through Surrogacy (Checklist)

Get legal advice and make sure all documentation is complete
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Choose a candidate and do a thorough interview
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Choose a reputable company
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Participate in prenatal care with the surrogate
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I get hiccups sometimes when i eat. How to prevent this?

Eat: Eat Slow Drink lemon in water How? *squeeze lemon in glass. *put 2 cubes of ice,if you like ice. you don't have to like ice,nor you need it. I just added for the heck of it *pour water in the glass. [ I know, you know where one pours water] * cold water, hot water,matters none. *Now enjoy the lemon in water in glass. *Make sure you don't bite the glass *Its Hic cup, use cup not glass. ...Read more

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Do ALL unborn babies get fetal hiccups? Or is it just some ?

Do ALL unborn babies get fetal hiccups? Or is it just some ?

Pretty much all: Not a rarity or abnormality. Just the baby doing it's thing. No worries. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Baby hiccupping?

What is the definition or description of: Baby hiccupping?

Baby hiccups: very common to have baby sneeze, clear airway secretions and hiccups first 1-2 months, and subsides as baby gets bigger over a few months (2-4 mo). welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more