Have you ever heard that a child has not yet been born on
Is the light already hiccups in mom’s belly? This is not a myth at all. Fetal hiccup
is a wonderful reminder that the baby grows inside
This is quite a normal phenomenon that many pregnant women feel.
women and can see a doctor during an ultrasound. Ikotu future mommies
may be noticed by the end of the first, the beginning of the second trimester, although
at earlier stages, the phenomenon was also present, but it was not
It is noticed because of weak expressiveness and the small size of a fruit.
What causes hiccups in a baby in the womb?
Currently, the exact cause of hiccups during the intrauterine period
fetal growth has not been thoroughly studied. But, many obstetricians converge on
opinion that the phenomenon is associated with the development of the lungs, the growth of the central
the nervous system, the ingestion of the amniotic fluid and the oxygen
hypoxia of the fetus. The cause of hiccups can also be:
1. The formation of pleural cavities of the embryo. Nervous system
sends signals to the brain in order for the fetal diaphragm
allowed the baby to start breathing. In this case, hiccups can really
prepare the baby’s lungs for birth, and in the third trimester –
help regulate heart rate.
2. The development of reflexes. Hiccups in a child can develop in the background
appearance of sucking reflex. This practice will be extremely necessary after
birth during breastfeeding with mother’s milk.
There are currently no known links between hiccups.
fetal and behavioral development of the child. Therefore, in fetal hiccups
Doctors do not see anything wrong. Mom-to-be there is no need to call
doctor or midwife and worry when strange rhythmic
movements resembling the hiccups of the fetus, you need to relax and
enjoy the sensations of a child growing inside the mother
How do pregnant women feel hiccups in the stomach?
Like most fetal movements, sensations of hiccups can
differently perceived by different women and vary in the process
fetal growth. Some pregnant women may feel very strange
there is little similar weak spasms coming from the depths of the abdomen, others
may visually notice changes in the tummy. In most
cases, the phenomenon has a rhythmic pattern and is different from other
Hiccups can last from a few seconds to several hours,
may occur once or several times a day. Power of sensations
mainly depends on the activity of the unborn baby,
therefore, many pregnant women may not even notice these
Can fetal hiccups be dangerous?
Unfortunately it can. Very rarely, when a woman notices a sudden
an increase in the frequency, strength and duration of hiccups it can be
a sign of abnormal spinal cord compression in an infant. AT
In this case, the doctor may prescribe a diagnostic ultrasound. Procedure
necessary in order to exclude the possibility of cord entanglement
around the baby’s head. Cord entanglement restricts flow
oxygen, increases the intensity of infant movements and causes
hiccups This condition requires help and removing the baby from
critical and uncomfortable position.
Another problem of dangerous hiccups are fetal cramps.
Cramps woman feels like vibration. They can wear very
tough and unpredictable character, feels a woman much
stronger than normal fetal hiccups. When these symptoms are detected,
It is important to consult a doctor immediately and find out for sure if
unborn baby’s health problems or concerns
How can mommy deal with fetal hiccups?
Unfortunately, the old technique of eliminating hiccups with bated breath
or unexpected fear will not be able to help the unborn baby
deal with hiccups. Mommy is only one thing – enjoy
new sensations and keep track of when and how often
bouts of hiccups.
Documenting hiccup episodes may allow a doctor to identify
any possible anomalies. When hiccups moms are helpful to perform
soothing and pleasant exercises for the child, to talk,
sing, listen to light classical music.