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Is It Normal To Feel My Baby Hiccuping In The Womb
Quite common: Some have speculated that the close position of the babies stomach to the diaphragm causes a rubbing that triggers the hiccups.This is common & generally continues on through the first months after birth. Once the child grows longer & the stomach can drop away from the diaphragm the frequency declines. It bothers mom's more than the baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hiccup is an unintentional movement (spasm) of the diaphragm, the muscle at the base of the lungs. The spasm is followed by quick closing of the vocal cords, which produces a distinctive sound. Hiccups often start for no apparent reason and usually disappear after a few minutes. Rarely, hiccups can last for days, weeks, or months. Hiccups are common and normal ...Read more
Is it normal for my baby to twitch or jerk inside the womb? Im 37 weeks now and I've been feeling this since 7 months. And i know its not hiccups.
Yes: Fetal movements are sign of health.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it normal for babies to hiccup a lot in the womb? My baby does it a lot i'm 33 weeks and all my prenatal stuff was ok and his heart rate was 140s
Yes that can happen: And hopefully the cnadian system will allow u to have another us 34-36 weeks that is an important one cause it gives an est fetal wt , checks the fluid and position of the baby , all of my obs always get one at that time. ...Read more
Mom's can feel it.: Mom's can feel the fetus hiccuping in the womb. It is a rhythmic movement that is typical of having the hiccups. Infant when they are born hiccup a lot and this slowly improves as the baby gets older. It doesn't seem to bother infants as much as it does adults, and they don't seem to last as long. ...Read more
Can a baby have a seizure in the womb? I think my baby has hiccups but sometimes I feel it 2 3 times daily and they also sometimes feel a bit too fast
Doubtful: I have never heard of a fetus having seizures in the womb a mom can feel. Ask your doctor. Hiccups on the other hand are very common and can happen multiple times a day and can feel fast. If you are healthy and all is well-don't worry....Remember common things are common. It is most likely hiccups. ...Read more
Is it possible that my babies cord is wrapped around his neck he has the hiccups a lot in the womb 2 times a day at least.. Very nervous?
Many do: A neck wrap is common and thought to result around 12 wks when there is more room to flip around.The hiccups are unrelated.I have had healthy infants with as many as 5 wraps and their presence is often noted by poor progress in labor and abnormal changes during labor in the fetal heart rate on the monitor. This rarely causes any issues before the work of labor starts.C-section is often needed. ...Read more
Baby isn't kicking in the womb just twice yesterday and mostly having hiccups should I be worried and how many times should baby kick i'm 34 weeks.
OB should check: Decreased fetal movement should be evaluated by an obstetric provider as soon as possible. ...Read more
Being pregnant: Yes. Of course. There is very little room left. ...Read more
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