Baby Hiccups

Cynthia Flynn's picture


Dear Midwife,
How often is an unborn baby supposed to have the hiccups? I am 34 weeks into my pregnancy and it seems like she has them everyday. Is that normal?


Yes, it's "practice breathing," just the diaphragm getting in shape for its job after delivery Smile so no worries.

-- Cynthia, CNM. PhD.