Baby hiccups are a common occurrence and generally happen due to the baby’s immature digestive system
This is because they swallow a lot of air while feeding, which causes the diaphragm to contract, thus producing hiccups.
Hiccups can be annoying for babies and make them feel uncomfortable, but don’t worry—they usually resolve quickly by themselves.
If your baby is having hiccups frequently, there are a few things you can do to help alleviate the discomfort:
This helps expel any trapped air in the stomach.
This helps calm the nervous system and stimulates swallowing muscles that can help stop hiccupping.
This helps stop the spasms that cause hiccups.
This might also help divert their attention away from the sensation of hiccupping.
To prevent future episodes of hiccupping, check out these tips: