My LO kept having hiccups very frequent this few days, he's only 11day old. Is it normal for baby to have hiccups so frequent? How can I stop/reduce his hiccups?

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Hiccups in newborns could be cause by the same few reasons as an adult, such as eating too much, swallowing air while chewing, being anxious or excited. An infant may swallow some air while nursing and that may give raise to hiccups. Hence, it is important to burp the baby after each feeding to get ride of any air in the stomach. In general, hiccups in newborns and babies are common. However, if your baby’s hiccups continue for hours, you should seek advice from your doctor. Some conditions like gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) or a tumor or cyst in the throat may present symptoms like long-term hiccups. Hiccups usually will go off on its own. You can try soothing your baby by rocking or providing a gentle back rub. Just take note if it is taking unusually long for the hiccup to go away and give your doctor a call if required.

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Hiccups are common in infants and they are typically harmless to babies. Hiccups in newborns will usually go away on their own but if it worries you too much, there are some ways may help ease your baby’s hiccups. You can try burping baby by gently rubbing his back. Burping can get rid of excess gas that may be the culprit behind hiccups. I've also read that pacifiers also help as they help relax the diaphragm.

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My LO (27 days old) always hiccups around twice every day. When this happens I just latch her/ pat her back likewise to burping her and it will go away in a few mins.