Pregnancy Cravings: What was your weakness??

United States
December 31, 2006 11:32pm CST
I remember when I was pregnant for my youngest (I better remember, he is only 2!) I swear I could smell dairy queen vanilla ice cream cones!! and it would make me crave them so bad.. I dont even ever remember being able to smell a ice cream cone before but I could smell Dairy Queen, Vanilla Ice Cream Cones constantly! it was weired.. but sooo gooooood! lol with my first 2 I loved augraten potatoes (the kind in the box)...and also with my 2nd son, besides the potatoes I craved ice cubes... My mom craved the smell of laundry detergent... what did u crave when u were pregnant? or if u are pregnant what do u crave?
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@lpetges (3036)
• United States
1 Jan 07
watermelon, and tuna fish. Its all I ate for about 6 months. And my son hates both of them!
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@brokentia (10396)
• United States
1 Jan 07
Watermelon with salt was the best when I was pregnant during the summer!!!
• Philippines
1 Jan 07
I ate half a watermelon everyday til the day before I gave birth to my eldest. I also craved tomatoes. There was even a time when I craved tomatoes at midnight and cried because no stores were open and none could be found in the house. We waited til the markets opened at dawn and went and bought a whole bagfull that I ate raw while watching TV. :)
@Tanika (632)
• Australia
1 Jan 07
I craved cheese and lettuce! They are both things that i do not usually eat alot of so i suppose my body craved the nutrients in them. To anyone out there who is pregnant - be careful with eating to much dairy when you are pregnant because i ate so much and my doctor told me that it is the reason that my daughter is lactose intolerant. Tanika.
• United States
1 Jan 07
hey, thanks for the tip :)
• United States
2 Jan 07
WELL when i was prego my daughter is 7 now i craved Kiwi-strawberrie slurpee then it stop i dont want them now
@AskAlly (3627)
• Canada
2 Jan 07
OOOhhhh! I remember those days. All I wanted was Ambrosia Salad, Sushi and Mountain Dew. Even when I was in labour with my son I was delerious about Mountain Dew. I thought that if I complained enough about being thirsty, they would let my husband get me a Mountain Dew Slurpie. But sadly all the nurse did was turn up my IV. The very strange thing about my cravings is that I seem to have passed them on to my son. He loves Ambrosia Salad, sushi and mountain dew. What's that all about?1?
• United States
2 Jan 07
When I was pregnant with my first child, I remember craving a peanut butter and jelly with black olives on it one night while laying in bed. I wanted this sandwhich so badly that I could taste it. I didn't have any olives that night so I had to seattle for just the usual peanut butter and jelly on wheat. But I know if I had a can of olives I would have made a triple decker olive peanut butter and jelly sandwhich hmm. I wanted that sandwhich so badly that in all honesty I'm tempted to get some olives to see how it would have tasted.
• United States
2 Jan 07
It wont taste as good now, since you aren't pregnant. Your taste buds are different now....I wouldnt try it now if I were you...lol
@tammyr (5956)
• Etowah, Tennessee
1 Jan 07
I really had some weird cravings! With my daughter I craved mangos soooo bad,and had never eaten them before. So I bought one and took a bite and nearly got sick! I had never liked peanut butter much but eat it almost every day, and still have a PB&J 3-4 times a week. I could Not drink Pepsi any more because they made me sick. I switched to Diet Caffene free Mt. Dew and still drink it today only nnot caffene free. I also craved a Harley. Not to eat, but to ride on. I would hear one, or see one and I would have this STRONG desire to get on it and go. It was so weird! Even my Dr. said she had never heard of such a thing. With my son I had to have a Resee cup and Pepsi everyday and I craved my mom's spegettii. But was not near her to get any for about 2 months. LOVE the topic!
• United States
2 Jan 07
lol.. I love that hahaha u craved to ride on a harley lol...
@Muslimah (811)
• United States
1 Jan 07
I craved on thing and one thing only throught all 3 of my preagnencies and that is McDonalds chicken nuggets. lol its funny because i dont eat there often but i could smell them from a mile away (i always lived close to one). nice topic take care
@Muslimah (811)
• United States
1 Jan 07
McDonalds Chicken nuggets - chicken nuggets from McDonalds
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@shilpa28k (1738)
• India
10 Jan 07
sORRY i AM SINGLE. i DO'T KNOW ABOUT IT. yES BUT I HAVE HEARD THAT PRENANCY WOMEN LOVES TO EAT PICKLES.
@NancyLobo (681)
• India
2 Jan 07
I cravel for raw mangoes, pickles and sour fruits, some things specially the smell of cooking oil I could not stand it, I used to get nasueated, dairy products aslo i use to feel sick very few things which I really craved for some foods I ate out of compulsion so that the child born will be healthy.
@BranCat (12)
• United States
2 Jan 07
Well, I have 5 kids...and 2 ~angels~ in Heaven. I craved chocolate covered popcorn with lots of salt with one, Sour Cream and Onion chips, Chinese food, Dill Pickles dipped in Mustard, and lots of sugar with the other. It was really weird. I enjoyed it alot
• United States
2 Jan 07
I loved to get hot fudge sundaes with my second son and I even had to buy my own jar of fudge so I could have them at home! With the first I loved oranges---just couldn't get enough!
• United States
2 Jan 07
I'm glad i'm not the only one how craved non food things!! LOL with my first sone I craved to clean with pinesol and one of those scouring pads everyone thought I was crazy lol. but my house stayed clean. With my second son I craved to brush my teeth all the time I bet I brushed them 12 times a day lol with him I also craved the cleaning stuff too but the brushing my teeth was the worst also like you I craved to eat Ice.......Just wanted to share that :)
@mbs730 (2152)
• Canada
2 Jan 07
I craved MEXICAN! And the funny thing is, I am not even pregnant and I still do!
@deedles88 (297)
• Australia
2 Jan 07
I had a HUGE craving for ice cubes.. Id sit there for hours sucking and munching on them lol I didnt really have any other cravings, I just ate lots of everything :P
@Languish (137)
2 Jan 07
my wife craved for onion bhajiis...
@ausnikki (4058)
• Brisbane, Australia
2 Jan 07
With my daughter who is now 18,my cravings were scrambled eggs and mince.I just couldn't get enough,I didn't even like eggs before then. With my son who is now 16 it was chicken pies and chocolate.Thank goodness we lived close to a bakery who made the best chicken pies lol
• United States
2 Jan 07
I loved chocolate milk and tangerines, not together though LOL...
@jonezy (293)
1 Jan 07
i cant reply to this first hand as im a 17 year old lad, however i remember a conversation i had with my mum the other day specifically about this. my mum is a skinny women and rarely eats but however is exremly healthy...the one craving she had through pregnancy was chocolate eclairs! she sent my dad out on erands nearly every day to buy one for her, the strange thing is now she never eats them, and wont touch fresh cream with a large poking stick.. but that was all she ate during pregnancy, i dont understand it myself , i guess its just another unravelled mystery of women that we are yet to understand...
• Canada
1 Jan 07
Jennifer your post made me laugh because I remember, with my first pregnancy, that I never craved a thing... until one night when, out of the blue, I begged my husband get dressed and go out and get me a DQ Blizzard. I was frantic that he wasn't going to get there before the place closed LOL So, amen on the DQ vanilla ice cream! ;)
@thumper2 (128)
• United States
1 Jan 07
With first daughter I craved tomatoes with lots of salt and strawberries. The second daughter I craved anything sweet after I got threw throwing up for the first 3 mos. My mother craved the smell of gasoline (dangerous) guess that's what's wrong with me lol.
@justreal (2367)
• Canada
1 Jan 07
I know that pregnant women crave strawberries.
@pendragon (3354)
• United States
1 Jan 07
My ex's pefernce was sweet & sour chicken at 2:00 a.m. It's very hard to find a chinese place that stays open that late, lemme tell ya,lol. My mom's was oranges and ice cream.