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Is It Normal For Fetus To Get The Hiccups Almost Everyday
I was told it is not normal for a 23 week old fetus to have hiccups often, but some say it is, is it normal and what causes it?
Is it normal for a 23 week old fetus to constantly have hiccups? If so what causes it? And is it harmful to the fetus?
How many hiccups episodes are normal for a 36 weeks fetus? My girl has 2-3 episodes per day and they're somewhat long. I'm worried about UCA.
?UCA : Hiccups are thought to represent electrical activity circulating in the babies diaphragm triggered by its close proximity to the stomach. It is normal and not associated with any birth defect or problem I am aware of. It varies among pregnant women and most who have it prior to birth will do it for a few months after. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pretty much all: Not a rarity or abnormality. Just the baby doing it's thing. No worries. ...Read more
While your unborn has fetal hiccups is it normal for him to move aswell , like to kick or roll over or turn ?
Yes: That is completely normalGet a more detailed answer ›
Is it normal to have fetal hiccups for 2 hours straight non stop at 32 weeks pregnant? Is this a sign of fetal stress?
My baby had fetal hiccups for 2 weeks straight and today is finally one day where he didn't hiccup at all .. Should I be concerned ?
No: I would not be concerned at all, this is normal. ...Read more
A bit early: Most mom's don't report any fetal movement until at least 16 weeks, so this is a bit early for any sensed movement.Most don't report hiccup like activity until the last month or so of pregnancy.This can continue off and on through pregnancy and the baby may do so after delivery. ...Read more
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
My baby use to have fetal hiccups all the time since 30 weeks I recently turned 37 and they decreased should I be concerned ?
No: As long as you feel movement, it should be OK. ...Read more
What are the signs of fetal cord compression? Baby has had hada lot of hiccups and moved rather excessively. I'm 29w3d pregnant.
Fetal cord: With all the kicking and acrobatics a baby does during pregnancy, you might wonder why cord accidents aren't more common. The answer is that a normal umbilical cord is thickly coated in a substance called wharton's jelly. This makes the cord very slippery and protects against the cord being compressed by the normal movements of the baby. You should discuss with your OB to relieve your anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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