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Fetal hiccups feel like gentle, rhythmic kicking or taps in the same area for a few seconds up to many minutes. The further along a woman gets in her pregnancy the stronger the hiccups become until you can see the belly jump where the hiccups are originating.

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Can you feel fetal hiccups from the outside?

like fetal hiccups?? yes you can feel them and they can be detected with a fetal doppler. but they can not be heard out loud by the naked ear

How do you know when your about to puke?

Ur stomach flips and you feel like u got the hiccups

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What does it feel like when the baby kicks while pregnant?

When you first notice fetal movement, it will feel like a grasshopper on your stomach.

Baby hiccups during pregnancy?

Many pregnant women wonder what their baby is doing when they feel those rhythmic movements later in pregnancy. Most are surprised to learn their baby has the hiccups! That is right, many babies have the hiccups while they are in the womb and some babies have the hiccups multiple times per day. But, what causes this and why do babies hiccup in the womb anyway? There has not been an overwhelming amount of research on fetal hiccupping in the womb, although there is some speculation as to why it happens. First of all, only more mature fetuses hiccup in the womb because their central nervous system is adequately developed in order to allow this to happen. It is believed that the fetus breathes in amniotic fluid or drinks it. When this happens and the amniotic fluid enters and exists the fetus lungs then the diaphragm contracts and hiccups results. Fetal hiccups appear to be extremely normal and almost all moms will feel the babies hiccups at least once if not on a regular basis.

What does fetal movement feel like at 24 weeks?

Squirming, kicking and punching.

Why does a person instinctively curl over his abdominal area in times of danger?

They do this because they feel safe. Like in the womb, babies are in the fetal position, feeling safe, therefore, when we feel like we're in danger, we instinctively go back to the fetal position to feel safe.

Why do lungs in a fetal pig feel spongy?

The lungs in a fetal pig do not feel spongy. They feel soft yet solid, because they have never been inflated.

What else besides pregnancy can feel like fetal movement?

Trying to find that out myself :-) Good luck!

Can you feel any fetal movement at 5weeks?


How useful is fetal testing?

not to feel pain

Does soda cause hiccups?

Some do. Just now I had some lemonade and I was about to get the hiccups like I usually do. However, just when you feel the air in your body, burp. A good belch always gets rid of mine! Hope I helped ;)

Why do the lungs of a fetal pig feel spongy?

Since, the fetal pigs weren't actually breed-ed.

What does it mean if you have an hcg level of 9 but you are about 14.2 weeks pg and feel fetal movement and have pg symptoms. This is not my first pregnancy so I know what fetal movement feels like?

Fetal movement usually happens around 20th week.

Can you feel the babys heartbeat while pregnant?

You cannot feel the actual heartbeat of the baby, but you can feel movements of the baby and LISTEN to the heartbeat. If you can actually 'feel' a heartbeat, chances are it is your own and is just easier to feel on your stomach than usual because it is stretched to accomodate the growing baby. Your baby could also be having hiccups in the womb which is what you could be feeling- my son had them frequently and it would seem like a heartbeat but it's only hiccups (their hearts beat almost twice as fast as our own so you can easily distinguish hiccups from heartbeat)

What do dog hiccups look like?

you can't see gas so you can't see hiccups.

How do you instantly cure the hiccups?

You canot instantly cure the hiccups because it involves a spasm of a large muscle (your diaphragm). The best way to get rid of your hiccups is to hold your breath until you feel as though you are going to pass out. But prevention is even better. If you get the hiccups a lot you might want to stay away from sodas and other beverages with carbonation-like beer. And no straws for you-the act of sipping through the straw increases the amount of gas in your stomach and therefore your chances of getting the hiccups.

Can you feel fetal movements at 5 weeks?

No. At five weeks your baby has just developed a heart beat. 4 months is about the earliest you will probably feel in fetal movement. Here is what your baby looks like at five weeks: *

Can pineapple cure hiccups?

Sorry to dissapoint, but pineapple definietly can no cure hiccups. hiccups go and come whenever they like. Trust me i have tried every possible thing to make my hiccups go when every i had them but they just wont go.

Can feel normal fetal movement but am am spotting at 24 weeks pregnant?

Spotting in the second trimester needs to be evaluated by your doctor or clinic. The fact that you feel fetal movement is good. Call your doctor!.

Is it normal to not feel a baby kick at 24 weeks?

Normally a first time mother will feel fetal movement between 18-22 weeks.. A woman who has already had a child is likely to feel the movement sooner. Even though most women feel movement before 24 weeks, the position of the placenta plays a big role on if or when you will feel fetal movement. If the placenta is between the baby and your belly, you may not feel fetal movement at all.

Why are they called hiccups?

They are called hiccups because the noise they make sound like a little "hicc" and you jump up. Hiccup

What to do when hamsters have hiccups?

Hamsters can get hiccups but they will just go away, like humans hiccups, to get rid of my hiccups i do a headstand and hold my breath. But obviously, a hamster cannot do that. So just give them fresh water, give them some food then it should be fine.

In what week of pregnancy do you begin to feel movement?

It wont be hard movement at first, you'll feel like fluttering in your tummy. But the fetal movement usually begins between 18 and 22weeks.

Can you feel your baby move at 3 months?

no, but you can begin to feel fetal movement as early as 18 weeks.

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