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Did your newborn ever do a lot of belly breathing?

Meaning, they would sometimes breath fast? I've asked the doctor about this, but she said it was okay as long as he wasn't in distress. Which he clearly isn't. He was 4 weeks early so I don't know if this is something premie babies do. My 1st child was full term.

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:55 AM on Sep. 7, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My son was 4wks early, and did a lot of belly breathing, but I think it's normal. My nephew was full term and he does it. I wouldn't worry.

    Answer by BisketLiss at 8:57 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Both my kids did.

    Answer by momjoy1027 at 9:12 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • yep and she was only 3 days early

    Answer by randilinn at 9:25 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Yes, mine did too. Hold him close to you, skin on skin contact is best, to regulate it.

    Answer by ciejsgirl at 9:57 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Yep and both of my babies were full term.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 10:37 AM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • my baby girl does it

    Answer by Jandr082908 at 2:33 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

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