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What are some effective ways to get rid of newborn hiccups and when should a parent seek medical attention for persistent hiccups in a newborn?

Effective Ways to Get Rid of Newborn Hiccups

Newborn hiccups can be cute and endearing, but they can also be a source of frustration for parents. Hiccups occur when the diaphragm, the muscle that helps us breathe, spasms. This can cause the baby to make a distinctive “hic” sound. While hiccups are usually harmless, they can sometimes interfere with a baby’s ability to …