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When did your cravings start and what did you crave?

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RedBlackberries Fri 06-Oct-17 20:38:25

I can't get enough watermelon at the moment. I'm only 12 weeks so I dont know if it's a dehydration thing. I've eaten half a massive one today.

buggerthebotox Fri 06-Oct-17 20:43:14

I started at about 8 weeks (I didn't know I was preggers, even)blush. My craving was for soil. Not any old soil, but soil from a particular potted plant. I used to wrap some up and take it to work with me. blush.

RedBlackberries Fri 06-Oct-17 20:49:31

Yum! I'll stick with watermelon thanks grin

DeadDoorpost Fri 06-Oct-17 20:51:10

I've had aversion after aversion but I do love the smell of vinegar. Wouldn't say it's a craving though as I've always liked the smell. Definitely find it interesting seeing and hearing about other people's cravings though as I've not had any.

Expectingbsbunumber2 Fri 06-Oct-17 22:01:39

Not long before I took my test I bought a jar of gherkins and ate them straight out the jar 🙈 It then went onto ice lollies/ice cream must have been about 8 weeks. Now I can't get enough of strawberry milk I'm 29 weeks tomorrow

2ducks2ducklings Sat 07-Oct-17 08:21:43

Mine kept changing. At first it was pears, then haribo and then fresh chocolate milk or McDonald's milkshake.

RedBlackberries Sat 07-Oct-17 09:50:18

It was gherkins for me last time. I ate all the gherkins at a buffet at a family party!

Cat2991 Sat 07-Oct-17 10:40:24

No so much cravings but my taste buds have completely changed! I would fight anyone for the last bit of chocolate or sweet food and couldn’t stand sour food, now I love sour stuff and want salty food !

BexleyRae Sat 07-Oct-17 10:43:22

Like pp I didn't really have cravings, but I went off tea and coffee and water tasted weird for the whole of my pregnancy. I did eat lots of KFC though, it seemed to help with the sickness

Veinarde Sat 07-Oct-17 10:59:28

I am eating gherkins, Indian pickles from a jar grin and tons of easy peelers - totally obsessed!

Hairgician Sat 07-Oct-17 11:31:23

With my first I made almost daily trips to local mcd's drive thru. Chicken legend meal with full sugar coke. Don't know why but really helped with sickness. Couldn't look at one now though.

demirose87 Sat 07-Oct-17 11:36:44

Early on in my fourth pregnancy I craved fresh orange juice and anything battered and salty from the chippy. In the last trimester I developed pica and craved chalk and clay and it used to drive me mad as I never indulged. The craving disappeared as soon as I gave birth.

kingfishergreen Sat 07-Oct-17 11:49:09

When I had morning sickness I could only eat M&S Hama be cheese sandwiches for ages.

Once that'd passed, I was 'all about' strawberries and Cheerios, I hate bajillions of them.

kingfishergreen Sat 07-Oct-17 11:49:44

Ham and cheese...of course.

Yogagirl123 Sat 07-Oct-17 11:50:16

First pregnancy, honeydew melon, couldn't get enough of it, I had to have melons in the fridge at all times, if DH went shopping I said get me a melon, he would say we have got two in the fridge, I know but I want another one just in case! Second pregnancy broccoli, broccoli with everything, broccoli with dinner, broccoli quiche, broccoli soup the lot.

RedBlackberries Sat 07-Oct-17 12:41:00

bexley I've got the water thing too. We always order dd the free soda water at the pub and both times I've had a sip I've had to spit it out. Tastes like chemicals to me.

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