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What causes cravings in pregnancy?

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Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Cravings

Hormonal changes happening during pregnancy are also responsible for cravings.

In brief: Cravings

Hormonal changes happening during pregnancy are also responsible for cravings.
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal
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Dr. Jay Goldberg
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Not really sure

Cravings may be an attempt to alleviate negative pregnancy symptoms.
Salt cravings, like pickles, citrus cravings, like lemons and limes and sweet cravings, like ice cream, may all be an attempt to temper nausea. Different people crave different things and some women have no cravings at all. Bottom line is that we're not sure what you may crave or why you may crave it.

In brief: Not really sure

Cravings may be an attempt to alleviate negative pregnancy symptoms.
Salt cravings, like pickles, citrus cravings, like lemons and limes and sweet cravings, like ice cream, may all be an attempt to temper nausea. Different people crave different things and some women have no cravings at all. Bottom line is that we're not sure what you may crave or why you may crave it.
Dr. Jay Goldberg
Dr. Jay Goldberg
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