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Had my baby got the hiccups in my bell?

(16 Posts)
Nades84 Fri 04-Apr-14 15:41:22

I'm 35 weeks tomorrow and my baby is getting them all the time, I love sitting watching my belly jump up and down, it's so cute smile

DD used to hiccup if I was sitting quietly in a boring meeting, I loved it, it was a good distraction. Some days she got them 4 or 5 times. She didn't hiccup half so much after she was born though - and didn't suffer reflux at all.

ArtFine Fri 04-Apr-14 14:31:53

My was a serial hiccuper in tummy and after and had awful silent reflux. I hope that's not the case for you x

wightjellybaby Fri 04-Apr-14 14:19:07

I was told it means baby is breathing which is a very good thing obviously! !

Kefybaby Fri 04-Apr-14 14:05:04

It was both my babies' hobby when they were "in". So cute!

kiwiscantfly Fri 04-Apr-14 05:32:14

I'd forgotten all about hiccups! DD now 3 had them all the time, and still does! This time I'm 33 weeks and haven't had them as of yet, they were fun too!

Tranquilitybaby Thu 03-Apr-14 22:38:43

I had this both times, especially at night x

Longdistance Thu 03-Apr-14 21:01:35

Dd1 was a hiccuper. My belly used to move with it. I couldn't feel her moving weirdly, but she had hiccups every day, so knew she was fine.

CitrusyOne Thu 03-Apr-14 20:58:55

The midwife told me that hiccups were the sign of a healthy baby. Don't know if that's another one of those made up things!

TheRealGabster Thu 03-Apr-14 20:57:51

Thanks guys. Can't believe you recognised them meringue!! :-) Yes, it is quite sweet isn't it.

SomethingOnce Thu 03-Apr-14 20:57:37

My hiccupper is nearly 4 and still gets them if she laughs a lot!

meringue33 Thu 03-Apr-14 20:55:34

Yes! It's so cute. I recognised his hiccups when he came out :-)

TheRealGabster Thu 03-Apr-14 20:55:22

Oh good, Thanks milkwas...... lets hope it doesn't meant this one will have reflux again then! G

youbethemummylion Thu 03-Apr-14 20:54:42

Yes! my first was a hiccuper and still is now he is nearly 7!

milkwasabadchoice Thu 03-Apr-14 20:51:30

Yes! It's like being poked by a mouse with a stick from the inside. Baby hiccups so cute. Congrats!

TheRealGabster Thu 03-Apr-14 20:40:47

OK, am 34 weeks with DC2 but it's been such a long time between DCs, I seem to remember that a rythmic thump, thump (bit like a heart beat) is the baby having hiccups. Does this ring true with anyone?

I remember that DC1 had hiccups really frequently in the final trimester but I'm just not sure if I remember what it felt like. blush

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