How to Get Rid of Baby Hiccups

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How to Get Rid of Baby Hiccups How to Get Rid of Baby Hiccups Does your baby have the hiccups? Are you frustrated after each time you feed your infant son or daughter? Although baby hiccups are perfectly normal, it's also normal to want to get rid of them. Here are some tips on how to help them go away faster. 1  Try breastfeeding. Hiccups happen when the diaphragm gets irritated. Drinking a small amount of breast milk as it comes out slowly might give the diaphragm time to relax and go from herky-jerk back to its normal motion. 2 Place a little sugar under your baby's tongue....

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What to do when babies hiccup

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What to do when babies hiccup What to do when babies hiccup A hiccup is the result of an involuntary contraction of the muscle below your lungs (diaphragm). This makes your vocal cords close suddenly, which causes you to make that familiar “hic” noise. Hiccups can occur for a variety of reasons. These include eating too much, swallowing air while chewing, or even being anxious or excited. These same triggers can cause newborn babies to hiccup, which is not usually a problem for a healthy child. However, there are also some more serious causes of hiccups. Hiccups that last for a long time should be noted....

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