If you want to eat peanut butter at every meal, you’re not alone. Up to 68% of women have cravings during pregnancy.
According to a BabyCenter survey, almost 40% of expectant moms craved sweets, while about one-third preferred salty snacks. About 17% wanted Mexican or other spicy foods. Ten percent (10%) had to have sour foods like citrus fruit or green apples.
You’re Craving What?
Some pregnant women start craving strange foods and combinations. Here are some common and not-so-common cravings are:
- Brownies with mustard
- Peanut butter & cheese
- Nachos with extra jalapenos
- Gummi bears
- Cheese dipped in ketchup
- Root beer
- Pickle chips on chocolate cookies
- Tabasco sauce on everything
You can eat what you crave sometimes. Just make sure they’re not unsafe for you or your baby. Try to eat healthy most of the time.