Food Aversions While Pregnant


food aversions while pregnantHello first trimester. Hello morning sickness. Hello food aversions. And hello boobs! I am usually a 34B on a good day, so pardon me for relishing in my new melons! But the rest -- bleh. Don't get me wrong though. I am still happy as a clam. Wait, clams? Bleh!

I've got some strange food and drink aversions now that I'm pregnant with twins.

Normally, I drink tons of water, at room temperature, and now I hate it. All I want to drink is Honest Ade Orange Mango with Mangosteen juice. It's not cheap. Last week all I wanted was Naked Bare Breeze Watermelon Chill. Not cheap either.

And they have to be ice cold.

The only foods that interest me are beef burritos, beef tacos, pasta (with garlic and oil only), and Pad See Ew Thai noodles. I'll eat Honey Nut Cheerios and turkey sandwiches, but only because I can't have those others for breakfast or lunch everyday.

Chicken is grossing me out. Forget any thought of fish. Red sauce, yuck. And anything with a minty taste makes me want to throw up right away. Sadly, this includes toothpaste, so teeth brushing is followed by dry heaving. I'm not even craving chocolate like I thought I would since chocolate chip cookies are my favorite thing ever. My husband made some last night for me and was shocked when I ate two and then pushed the dish away. Normally I would devour them all if I could.

For the morning sickness, I'm following the suggestions of others. I eat some toast or cereal as soon as I wake up in the morning. I suck on some Yummy Earth Organic Ginger Zest Candy Drops to keep nausea at bay, and nibble on fresh watermelon or apple slices during day so I don't get hungry and feel sick. I try to stick with the foods that interest me, but it's hard especially if I'm going out to dinner with friends or family. Still, the nausea sets in and sometimes gets the best of me.

Is this happening to you? Did you ever have morning sickness or food aversions? What worked best for you?

1st trimester, eating for two, the pregnant life


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athenax3 athenax3

Oh my dw2840 hang in there!! I hope you start to feel better soon!!

Heath... HeatherLorraine

 Every thing I drink makes me nauseated..unless it's tons of sprite..and you can mix sprtie in so many's like a preggers cocktail :)

I seem have developed lactose intolerance from being pregnant. Is that weird? Well  I am craving vegetarian vegetable soup..I tried beef veggie and it was so gross...At least it's a healthy craving. I want ice cream but like I said milk and stuff with dairy make me sick (on both ends..ew I know.)

great easy and inexpensive drink I found mixing equal parts apple juice sunny d and sprite..yum! wink mini

cocoa... cocoasushi

I cant handle beef anymore. He thinks its becasue, when he was little, he had an allergy to red meats that worked almost like lactose intolerance and thinks his baby might be the same O.o

niami... niamibunni

I lived off of yogurt, fruit and cereal for weeks. I still don't want to even look at meat and chocolate is now considered disgusting! Thank goodness for Chobani yogurt and gluten-free chex.

nonmember avatar TK

I am happy to hear so many people are having similar aversions. Before I got pregnant I was a fairly healthy eater, buying organics food when possible, eating all of my fruits and veggies, preparing everything from scratch. But now I'm 9 weeks along and the last 3 weeks have been torturtuous. I only want to eat 'bad' foods ie. chips, pudding, lipton chicken noodle soup anything high in sodium, prepackaged, full of simple sugars. I can't eat meat or vegetables, I have managed to stomach some blended fruit baby foods, bread products and the occasional tomato. I finally conceded to take some diclectin after barely
( like 1/2 cup of food and water a day) eating or drinking anything for over 2 week and throwing up 7-10 times a day usually with an empty stomach. I hardly want to drink anything at all but when I do it has to be cold and I always only drank hot or room temperature drinks before. What gives?? All I ever wanted was to have a health drug free pregnancy and birth and give my baby the best start but these aversions and nausea are turning my world upside down. I feel sometimes like such a failure. Hopefully the baby won't have 3

ryder... rydersmom08

I'm 9 weeks along my worst aversion is milk.Can't stand the taste of milk even just smelling it when I pour my sons cereal makes me want to puke I used to drink tons of milk. I'm gonna start buying organic not cheap but it is probably better for us anyways. I seem to crave ramen alot anything noodley and choclate my baby loves sweets I had to start baking just because of my cravings for choclate.

McGills McGills

I am another one of the ones having issues with meat. It doesn't matter what kind.  I can go out and eat no problem but smelling it, cooking it, and then having to eat it makes me so sick to my stomach. Heck just thinking about it is making me sick.  I am so shocked this time around.  Nothing bothered me last time at all.  I thought I would get to busy with my 3 yr. old to notice but not so much. I look like a lazy ass bum who can do nothing but lay on the couch some days.  I can't wait to eat again!!

dani3... dani32642

First thing that was a clue i was prego was the need to eat whenever i smelt food cooking.  I work in the meat department and it's starting to make me feel sick.  I've had bad cases of the "morning" sickness...i feel nauseated all day, but haven't heaved at all...any tips?

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