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I am 6 months along, and cant wait to feel my baby hiccup! lol. When did you first feel your baby hiccup? And, what did it feel like?


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Asked by XpectingAJ at 3:17 PM on Jul. 24, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Your right it is funny - it's like short fast gentle multiple kicks every so often for a while. Enjoy mommy!!!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:18 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • I didn't start feeling the baby hiccup until around 36 weeks. It feels just like anon said: short fast gentle kicks that come at regular intervals. It was so cool the first time! He/she will hiccup more as it gets closer to time for him/her to be born, bc the baby starts practicing the swallowing instinct by swallowing fluid, which can cause hiccups. Good luck! :)

    Answer by Emuu at 3:27 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • almost like a softer rhythmic kick. I would sit still and see my chest jump with each hiccup. And with my son he had the hiccups pretty much every single day, lol.

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 3:45 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • You will know they are hiccups because they feel like they are perfectly timed little kicks. I think I felt this for the first time around like 23 weeks or so. After that first time she had hiccups everyday about 3 times a day

    Answer by gwen2814 at 5:24 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • i did when i was about 27 weeks, it felt like she was kicking lightly at a steady beat,lol it was definatly different feeling

    Answer by mari_hailey at 5:26 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

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