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Cravings and Aversions

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Rochwen Thu 05-May-05 18:03:47

Honestly I looked through the forum and couldn't find a thread about it, so if there is one with this topic already please forgive me for duplicating.

So, what were your cravings and aversions during pregnancy (if you have/had any)?

During the first three months I could only eat yellow food, e.g. bananas, custard, potatoes, pasta ... (yes it was the colour not the actual kind of food). I couldn't stand anything that wasn't yellow. I even had to put my supplements into a yellow lidded container, lol.

Now (I'm 26 weeks) I can eat pretty much everything again and I crave cinnamon flavoured chewing gum, beer (I know I know but I found a good alcohol free lager) and pasta pasta pasta.

My only aversions are broccoli(unfortunately) and chicken, both of which I used to love.


Gem1355 Thu 05-May-05 18:52:14

Mine were chocolate for the first 7 then refresher ice lollies for the last 2!!!

beansprout Thu 05-May-05 18:55:53

Although I had been drinking it for years I went completely off peppermint tea, which of course, everyone recommended when I felt sick - bleurgh!

Didn't have any major cravings although I did have an incident with a jar of olives in a car park and to my lefty, veggie shame, I did really want McDonalds once. I class that as a non-food craving!!

meggymoo Thu 05-May-05 19:02:27

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shhhh Thu 05-May-05 20:06:25

At the beginning I went off everything even chocolate. After about 4 months I was back to my usual self but then went off everything again at about 35 weeks. I'm now 38+ weeks and only fancy fruit, salad, ice lollies on and the smell and taste of plaster/cement. God knows why!!!

Posey Thu 05-May-05 20:38:24

Not a single aversion during either pregnancy.
1st pregnancy got a craving for Skittles (sweets) and 2nd time for crisps and Fruit Gums. Ds is now 2 and I still munch a packet most days

pooka Thu 05-May-05 22:00:04

Ditto with the skittles first time round. This time have a massive aversion to poultry, quiches and carbonara sauce.

dyzzidi Fri 06-May-05 10:19:40

How soon in your pregnancy did the cravings start??

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