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Pregnancy Cravings

“Cravings for certain foods are common in pregnancy. In theory, this can indicate a need or deficit in a diet.  Cravings for healthy foods can be indulged, but cravings for non-food substances (Pica), such as clay or laundry starch can be harmful, and should be reported to your care provider If you crave things like ice cream you can indulge yourself, to a point.  Ice cream has calcium and protein in it, but it also has a great deal of sugar.  Indulging on occasion is not a problem.  Eating it every day could put you at risk for gestational diabetes. Cravings for fresh fruit can...

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