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My bump keeps clicking [confused]!

(10 Posts)
Thistledew Wed 06-Jul-16 08:55:34

I am 38+3 today. Over the past couple of days, I have been hearing a clicking/popping sound coming from my bump when the baby is active. It only usually happens once per wriggle session, and not every time, but maybe half a dozen or more times in a day.

Can anyone tell me what is causing this and if I should be concerned?

Luckystar1 Wed 06-Jul-16 09:01:06

Oh mine does this too. I will wait to see what someone knowledgeable says.

I'm fairly sure I remember this with DC1 - nothing untoward happened!

PickleBot Wed 06-Jul-16 11:31:43

Mine is doing this as well (36+3), i assumed it was my pelvis??

idontlikealdi Wed 06-Jul-16 11:33:36

Hiccups! Baby not yousmile

Tollergirl Wed 06-Jul-16 11:36:51

Hi - had this constantly with DD1 who is nearly 10. When she was born her index finger and middle finger were a bit red - turned out she had been sucking them relentlessly! No harm done although she did end up with a dummy as she was using my nipple as one! May not be this but I can remember worrying that she had a clicky hip or something - it was just loud sucking!

MaryPoppinsPenguins Wed 06-Jul-16 11:41:46

I had this too! It never happened when anyone else was there and I was told by DH that I was crazy hmm

Thistledew Wed 06-Jul-16 11:58:39

Thanks for all the replies. I had a google, and it seems that it is not an uncommon phenomenon, judging by all the results it throws up, but that no-one really knows why it happens!

Both DH and I have very clicky joints, so maybe baby has inherited the same, although this sounds like a 'wetter' sort of pop. Who knows? At least it doesn't appear to be anything sinister.

Scoopmuckdizzy Wed 06-Jul-16 13:12:02

My bump clicked a lot in the last few weeks - not hiccups but proper click noises! DS3 is 4 days old and does not click at all so I'm not sure what he was up to in there!

SpeckledFrog2014 Wed 06-Jul-16 15:54:01

The explanation that made sense for me was that it was baby's joints clicking as with my first if only happened when she was doing some massive movements. I did read that it can be an indication of joint problems but dd is fine. Second baby has clicked but nothing like the first, although we were a pretty quiet family before I started having babies so maybe I just noticed more with dd.

m33r Wed 06-Jul-16 19:28:00

Hee Hee my little boy did this. He's now a happy healthy 15 month old. No idea what it was but it was totally fine. smile

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