By Marco Christiansen | Jun 21, 2021
Ice cream is a common pregnancy craving not only because it’s so sweet and delicious but because it’s also chock full of calcium.
The increased blood production requires increased sodium intake - hence the craving for pickles!
Like pickles, your insatiable appetite for potato chips could be coming from lack of sodium.
Cheese is a common craving when the body is lacking calcium. But, this craving isn’t bad, consuming certain cheeses during pregnancy can be beneficial.
Peanut butter cravings most likely stem from the hormones produced by expecting mothers.
Ice is an extremely typical craving during pregnancy and generally stems from a condition called pica.
Could be from a variety of reasons including a calcium deficiency, a vitamin C deficiency, or a sodium deficiency.