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Why am I having unusual food cravings in pregnancy?
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Weird food cravings are common in pregnancy.
Some people even crave non-edible items (PICA) like dirt. It is ok to crave and eat different foods in pregnancy as long as they are healthy and as long as they are actually food substances.

In brief: No one knows
Weird food cravings are common in pregnancy.
Some people even crave non-edible items (PICA) like dirt. It is ok to crave and eat different foods in pregnancy as long as they are healthy and as long as they are actually food substances.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Who knows?
Food cravings or aversions have been not been shown to correlate with a physiologic need during pregnancy or at other times.
Maybe it's psychological. The important thing is to follow a healthy diet while pregnant to give your baby the best possible start in life. See http://www.Webmd.Com/baby/features/coping-with-pregnancy-food-cravings for an interesting discussion of this topic.

In brief: Who knows?
Food cravings or aversions have been not been shown to correlate with a physiologic need during pregnancy or at other times.
Maybe it's psychological. The important thing is to follow a healthy diet while pregnant to give your baby the best possible start in life. See http://www.Webmd.Com/baby/features/coping-with-pregnancy-food-cravings for an interesting discussion of this topic.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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