Why do pregnant women crave pickles?

Answer I don't have a scientific answer , but vinegar helps the body break down calcium so that it is easier to absorb. Pregnant women need so much calcium to provide for their babies' bones, that maybe i... Read More »

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When you are pregnant do you crave pickles?

AnswerSome women do. I didn't crave anything but I did go off coffee, tea (common) chocolate and baked jacket potatoes.AnswerSome women do, some don't. Some women never have any weird cravings, and... Read More »

Do pregnant women crave dirt?

They can, but technically they shouldn't.Cravings for dirt or other nonfood items is called Pica. It is thought to be caused by an iron deficiency, but science seems to be unclear on whether or not... Read More »

Is it harder for obese pregnant women to feel fetal movement more so than pregnant women who are pregnant and are not overweight?

it is not harder to feel the movement it just is not as harsh on your ribs and back because there is more "wiggle room" for the baby. however, it will be harder to see the movement from the outside.

Is it normal for a pregnant woman to constantly crave ice cubes?

%REPLIES% Answer I have heard that craving ice can be a sypmtom of anemia. She should talk to her doctor. It could just be one of the cravings that she will have. When I was pregnant, I craved t... Read More »