5 Weird Cravings Women Have During Pregnancy


It’s very common that when women get pregnant they have different mood swings and crave for different kind of foods and things. But sometimes during pregnancy, women want to eat something very unusual and weird things like coal, chalk, paint, soil, and toothpaste.

Due to some hormonal changes and lacking in certain nutrients, women crave for something weird or unusual things. When you have such kind of cravings, try to divert your mind and prefer eating healthy.

Also read: Some Interesting Facts About Pregnancy & Gynecology

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Check out the list here:

1- Soil

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The soil is one of the most common items that pregnant women want to eat at the time of pregnancy. Famous pop star Britney Spears accepts her craving for eating soil with food. It’s very natural that women want to eat a different kind of foods at the time of her pregnancy.

2- Paint

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When your wife suddenly tells you to paint baby’s room, don’t get shocked maybe she is having a craving to eat or smell the fragrance of fresh paint. At that time, try to divert her mind because the toxic chemical present in the paint is harmful to her.

3- Chalk

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When women get pregnant, their body go through various hormonal changes. Due to this, they crave for different kind of foods and sometimes for very weird things like chalk, soil, paint, etc.

Chalk is something we all had a craving in childhood. But when women get pregnant they sometimes want to eat chalk with their daily diet.

Also read: Healthy Diet’s Must Include For Expecting Mommies: Celebrate “#MommyFiesta”

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4- Coal

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Coal is one of the weird items women want to eat at the time of pregnancy. When your wife has a craving for coal, it shows that her body needs more iron. You need to add more items which are high in iron in her diet.

5- Toothpaste

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Toothpaste is very common thing women have craving for, at the time of pregnancy. Although toothpaste is not as dangerous as other things like paint and coal, but still you need to divert your mind to stay healthy.

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