E Online has a cute picture of Tori Spelling buying some delicious looking brownies.
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Did you crave sweet treats when you were pregnant? If not, what did you crave?
If you’ve craved specific foods during your pregnancy, you’re notalone. Robin Elise Weiss, Pregnancy Guide on About.com, tells us that it’s completely normal to have a particular craving during your pregnancy. Some studies show that as many as 68% of pregnant women willcrave something.
Why do we crave certain foods in general? Robin says,"Psychologically speaking, part of our cravings may simply be that webelieve pregnant women should eat certain things. Or sometimes it’ssurvival, as in I can’t keep anything else down!Watch what you’re craving, be sure your diet is balanced. Eating avariety every week is one way to do this as opposed to eating the samemeals over and over. Keep a food journal if necessary to help keeptrack of your meals."
"But," says Robin, "cravings can border on the harmful side if they begin to alter yourdiets variety severely or if you crave, harmful, non-food substanceslike clay, laundry starch or other items. This condition is called pica." If you crave these things, please discuss it with your doctor or midwife!