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nb with hiccups

How often should a nb have hiccups? It seems like my dd has then all the time!

 
Mel_in_PHX

Asked by Mel_in_PHX at 1:44 AM on Jan. 2, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My LO had them all the time! I was so concerned I went to the pedi about them. But he said everything was fine and normal and that hiccups are a sign of a well fed baby! So don't worry as long as baby doesn't seem bothered by them.
    Katt709

    Answer by Katt709 at 9:22 AM on Jan. 2, 2010

  • both of my kids had them all the time when they were newborns, I wish there is something we can do for them.
    looovemybabies

    Answer by looovemybabies at 1:45 AM on Jan. 2, 2010

  • My dd had them up to 8 or 9 times a day, the pediatrican said it was perfectly fine and not to worry....hope it helps!!!
    TashaMarie349

    Answer by TashaMarie349 at 2:22 AM on Jan. 2, 2010

  • it doesnt bother them and its a way they are working out the rest of amnio fluid from lungs. no worries mama. :)
    Bearsjen

    Answer by Bearsjen at 3:40 AM on Jan. 2, 2010

  • It's normal. As they mature it will happen less frequently. Babies hiccup a lot, children less, so and adults rarely.
    amileegirl

    Answer by amileegirl at 11:04 AM on Jan. 2, 2010