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The sounds of your baby

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baby in the cribHiccups, belching, sneezing are some normal "sounds" that babies have.

 

Baby hiccups

Hiccups are a normal organic process observed from the first months of a baby's life. It usually occurs shortly after a meal and especially after belching, due to the stimulation of a nerve in the area of ​​the diaphragm. It is also due to the fact that your baby's breathing is still unstable, which contributes to hiccups! Its duration ranges from a few minutes to half an hour! Although hiccups are not a nuisance for the baby, it would be helpful to avoid feeding them during this time. If you want to alleviate the hiccup crisis, then you can breastfeed your baby or give him water from the bottle. It is, however, a fact that many babies show their first hiccups as fetus!

 

Baby burp

The phenomenon of burping is perfectly normal, as it occurs in all babies, but more often in those who are fed by the bottle. This is because when the baby drinks milk, he swallows air, which inflates his stomach. In this case, your little one will not want to drink more milk and will complain, as the air needs to come out of his stomach before he continues his meal undisturbed. To help it exhale, hold it upright in your arms so that its head rests on your shoulder and with one hand give your baby a few gentle strokes on the back so that it flows. At the end of each meal it is important to give your little one some time to flow. Wait 5 to 10 minutes and then, even if it has not flowed, you can put it to bed. In any case, it is not necessary for your baby to flow after every meal and you do not need to be scared if you do not hear the characteristic sound!

 

Newborn sneezing

Another normal sound that newborns often make is sneezing. This sound is very cute in babies and perfectly normal, if it is not accompanied by other symptoms, such as fever, runny nose, etc., which may be attributed to a possible cold. Sneezing is a way for the baby to clean the airways of the upper respiratory tract, ie the nose, which may have a muzzle, or may be pressed against the mother's body during breastfeeding. So don't be surprised if your little one sneezes after every meal! He tries to breathe better, "opening" his nostrils!

 

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