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What do you want for your first post-birth meal?


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#1 Duck-o-lah

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:03 PM

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So what are you missing most in your pregnancy and what do you want to eat ASAP after you give birth?

For me,
- Cold ham sandwich
- STRONG cuppucino
- Very large strawberry milkshake (I can't tolerate dairy atm sad.gif )

And maybe once I'm over the initial shock after a few days an ice cold gin and tonic with lime biggrin.gif

#2 Feral Nelly

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:06 PM

Poached eggs with runny yolk.
A chocolate thickshake made with soft serve ice cream.


hmm.... And a strong coffee now that I've been thinking about your list!

Edited by Plappermaul, 17 November 2012 - 09:08 PM.


#3 Chief Pancake Make

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:08 PM

Sushi

#4 fringe82

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:09 PM

# 1 it was KFC

# 2 & 3 chocolate milk & a custard tart

# 4 was subway

This time I dont know till after I give birth & hubby says are you going to eat the hospital food or do you want me to drop you something back...

And eventually one day down the track a jim beam with diet coke...

#5 Lokum

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:17 PM

Strong coffee or two, with an enormous slice of fudgey chocolate cake and thick frosting. (Gestational diabetes should resolve within 12 hours of delivery. Cake will be waiting.)

Glass of a particular wine we bought at a cellar door a few months ago. DH has been drinking the supply down, but there's a bottle left with my name on it.

Nice Christmas seafood, lots of salmon in various ways.



#6 Duck-o-lah

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:28 PM

Aah Lokum you're lucky to get in before Christmas, oh I will be sobbing watching everyone tuck into the ham!

#7 rabbit hyde

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:37 PM

Blue cheese on Lavosh crackers with quince paste and roasted pear.

A Strong cup of plunger coffee.

But more importantly the ability to put something in my mouth without anyone saying "can you eat that?", "Should you be eating that?", "Is that good for the baby?"

#8 R2B2

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:40 PM

A large chocolate thickshake!

a nice big ham and salad sandwich.

salami & feta cheese. . .this one makes me drool.



#9 BBV

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:43 PM

Coffee!

#10 nasty_maiden

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:44 PM

Tonight, all I want is a nice bottle of wine to help ease my assignment worries, so my immediate answer is probably a little biased by that.  

Otherwise, I'd love a great big pile of double cream brie smooshed on awesome crusty toasted sourdough with a side of lemony Eggs Florentine, followed by a really cold Corona with lime.

OMG, I'm really hungry.  I'm going to see what's hiding in the fridge...

#11 Libster

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:47 PM

Salmon & Avocado sushi, fresh prawns and some Brie - not all at once though! biggrin.gif

#12 Pssst...

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:49 PM

Duck - I'm with you on the G&T!!

#13 R2B2

Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:54 PM

Oh and an ice cold beer biggrin.gif

#14 Mum_of_five

Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:06 PM

I really want one of those McDonalds drinks with the ice coke and soft serve ice cream on the top original.gif

And to have a salad sandwhich with mild salami or any deli meat because i really miss that....There are only so many salad ony sanwhiches a person can eat lol

#15 merleauponty

Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:12 PM

I've requested DH bring in a sashimi platter and rock oysters. One thing that surprised me about pregnancy is that I missed sashimi more than wine!

#16 I'mBeachedAs

Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:18 PM

Sushi. There's a sushi shop under the hospital so my husband has been given strict instructions regarding sushi provisions post birth!

Also, Christmas ham will be featuring heavily in the weeks post birth I suspect, as will chocolate thanks to having to give it up after my GD diagnosis.

#17 HurryUpAlready

Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:18 PM

I've just read through the responses & other than sushi, cold prawns & oysters (which I missed desperately) and salami, I ate everything that everyone is craving. I imagine for my next pregnancy I'll be eating sushi as well, as long as its from one of the places I know and trust.

Why can't you have a milkshake (other than for GD reasons)?



#18 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:35 PM

Sushi, smoked salmon, Camembert. Sigh.

Although I'll probably eat sushi from my local store toward the end of my pregnancy (not seafood though) as they make everything fresh and don't store the rice or something.

#19 eleven

Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:40 PM

Ooh! My DH asked me this today... I'll have a ham and tomato sandwich or toastie please with a malteser mcflurry to chase it down... YUMMO!


#20 Nasty Bunsen

Posted 17 November 2012 - 10:51 PM

Smoked salmon bagel with cream cheese and lots of black pepper - at the moment black pepper tastes like metal  cry1.gif

There's a place near me that does this amazing baguette with brie and roast pork with lots of crackling - it taunts me every time I walk past.



#21 .MrsM.

Posted 17 November 2012 - 11:25 PM

QUOTE (HurryUpAlready @ 17/11/2012, 08:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I've just read through the responses & other than sushi, cold prawns & oysters (which I missed desperately) and salami, I ate everything that everyone is craving. I imagine for my next pregnancy I'll be eating sushi as well, as long as its from one of the places I know and trust.

Why can't you have a milkshake (other than for GD reasons)?



i thought it was because its made with soft serve icecream and thats a no-no?

#22 Mousky

Posted 17 November 2012 - 11:31 PM

A ham and pickle sandwich followed by lots of sushi and either a beer or a glass of wine original.gif

#23 Bellefin

Posted 17 November 2012 - 11:32 PM

Alcohol. Any sort will do but probably red wine followed by rum and coke another time. And after that, a whole pint of cider to myself.

Any runny eggs on toast if I had to choose some food.

#24 dreamingofcats

Posted 18 November 2012 - 12:41 AM

If I dont get a hotdog and malteaser mcflurry soon I am going to lose it.

#25 Libertine

Posted 18 November 2012 - 12:54 AM

For me it was salami and Brie with real mayonnaise on a crusty roll. Omg awesome.






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