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Hiccupping bump = colicky baby

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Momof2 Wed 05-Jan-05 14:10:59

Just wondering after something my Mum mentioned in conversation the other day - My bump is very hiccuppy and she says this means that we will be having a colicky baby - has anyone else heard of this? (Would like it to be wrong as you can probably imagine!)

mishi1977 Wed 05-Jan-05 14:12:38

not heard it but can assure u DS was always a hiccuping bump it was at least a couple of hours a day and he was not a colicky baby...
take care

BubblesDeVere Wed 05-Jan-05 14:12:59

i've never heard that saying, but, dd1 was VERY hiccupy sometimes 4 times a day, but, she never have colic. DD2 only had hiccups once and she suffered terrible colic.

bakedpotato Wed 05-Jan-05 14:15:16

dd -- not colicky -- hiccuped like mad before making her appearance. they mostly do, don't they? this one is hiccuping too. i was lying in bed feeling these strange little regular pulsating blips last night when i suddenly remembered what they were.
does anyone know, why do babies hiccup in utero? as DH pointed out, it's not like they've accidentally gulped too much air, so why does it happen?

CountessDracula Wed 05-Jan-05 14:16:03

DD hiccupped for months and didn't have colic at all.

Momof2 Wed 05-Jan-05 14:24:34

Thanks for the prompt replies. I was hoping that there would be lots of bumps that hiccupped and weren't colicky - mind you have probably tempted fate now anyway

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