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A 25-year-old female asked:

Does intense craving for sweets signify anything? gave birth three weeks ago and nursing. could it be something missing in my diet? i curb cravings

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
A healthy diet: Specific cravings after pregnancy are not necessarily indicative of any lack of minerals or nutrients. Maintain a healthy, high fiber diet and you should be fine. My only concern would be anemia if your cravings are associated with easy fatigue, shortness of breath or dizziness with activity.

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Last updated Dec 7, 2014

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