Is it normal for my baby to be hiccupping in the womb?
Yes. Fetal hiccupping is a normal phenomenon that's been felt by many pregnant women and has been observed on many an ultrasound. Your baby may have started hiccupping intermittently beginning in the late first or early second trimester, although you wouldn't have been able to feel the hiccups at that early stage.
Some women notice episodes of hiccups — which feel like a series of little rhythmic movements — a number of times a day, while other women only notice them once in a while.
Hiccupping is common in newborn babies, too, so after you give birth, don't be surprised if your little one hiccups occasionally.
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