Baby Hiccups

Why Do Babies Get Hiccups After Eating?

Before we talk about hiccups in babies, it is best to understand precisely what hiccups are and what causes them. Hiccups are when your diaphragm, the muscle between your chest and your abdomen, contracts involuntarily. Each time your diaphragm contracts, your vocal cords close, and that is what produces the “hiccup” sound.  Everyone is familiar …

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