Jump to content

Too Early for Cravings?


  • Please log in to reply
22 replies to this topic

#1 MissNess

Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:35 PM

I'm only 6 weeks along and I want to eat sliced tomato on toast. A lot.

Anyone else having cravings or do I just want toast as a coincidence?

#2 IsolaBella

Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:38 PM

In from recent topics.

My DH had a very good line to consider....

"If you would eat the item when not PG it is not a PG craving"

So my desire to eat chocolate was just that.... Desire to eat chocolate.



#3 MissNess

Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:43 PM

I generally don't like tomatoes (they have a disgusting texture)... So I'm counting it original.gif

#4 againagain

Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:18 PM

I don't think it's too early. Since I was about 6 weeks I have been totally HANKERING for chocolate milk, cold. I don't ever drink milk or chocolate milk normally. Had to buy an extra 3L in the shopping today to compensate for my awful desire to skull icy cold chocolate milk.....speaking of which maybe I want another one now  unsure.gif

#5 bitingmynails

Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:09 PM

Not too early at all. I just did a quick google and a lot of women start craving weird things as early as 4 weeks.

I had a crazy craving for fish finger sandwiches... which turned into an aversion after only one sandwich.
Even now, thinking about them to write this sentence is putting a big gross lump in my throat.

So now I have a bulk pack of fish fingers in my freezer which I am sure I will not be able to touch for months.  rolleyes.gif

#6 againagain

Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:11 PM

QUOTE (bitingmynails @ 04/02/2013, 04:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had a crazy craving for fish finger sandwiches... which turned into an aversion after only one sandwich.
Even now, thinking about them to write this sentence is putting a big gross lump in my throat.


OMG same thing here with Cheese Supreme Doritos!! I ate some that I had been absolutely desperate for, now the very thought of them makes me want to puke. Blerghhhhhhh!


#7 IsolaBella

Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:21 PM

QUOTE (MissNess @ 04/02/2013, 02:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I generally don't like tomatoes (they have a disgusting texture)... So I'm counting it original.gif



Then I would count it cool.gif

My thing when PG with my first was a sudden aversion to red meat at 8wks (coincided with my Dads 60th at a restaurant where we had pre ordered steak for me). So dinner came out and I just wanted to hurl. Trying to keep Pg under wraps was hard that night.

Funny thing is 8yrs later I still don't like to eat steak. I only jus made it back to mince after 5yrs. Previously I would have steak three times a week.



#8 SophieBear

Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:35 PM

Came from 'we are discussing' not DI Sept.

I had cravings for cheese at 5-6 weeks, ate soo much cheese on toast by week 7 cheese became my food aversion until about 18 weeks.

Congrats Sept girls.

#9 Choufleur

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:39 PM

lol, yes definitely a craving.  I'm not really craving anything, last time it was cheezels by the box load in my first trimester followed by plastic cheese (processed cheese slices), oh that's what I'd like, plastic cheese.... mmmmmm

#10 bitingmynails

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:49 PM

Choufleur I just asked my husband to bring me home some plastic cheese.  laugh.gif







#11 cybersprite

Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:03 PM

carbs and dairy. I've always avboided carbs but now just want bread and pasta!

Also - really want macaroni and cheese!!?!

#12 MissNess

Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:58 PM

cybersprite - with you there on the mac and cheese! I was literally just looking up a mac, cauliflower and cheese recipe (to make me feel like I'm getting something good out of it)

#13 cybersprite

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:24 PM

better than me. I'm crazing those gross kraft packages one!  blush.gif

#14 MissNess

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:26 PM

I probably would be too but artificial flavours give me migraines

Plus I think it would be nice and easy to eat for my DH who knocked a tooth out with a hammer yesterday

#15 daturah

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:31 PM

You know, it is so weird this thread has ended so far on Kraft mac and cheese cravings. As i was reading through the thread i was nodding along thinking 'yes... i've been craving mac nd cheese', then that's what the conversation turned to!  I have got an absolute craving for it that I have been battling for two days. I bought a pack yet and it's still in the cupboard.

The thing is, I am not pregnant, that I know of... It's just that the cravings have made me start questioning whether I might be pregnant unknowingly! It would be baby #2 for us, and while we're not TTC yet, we are also not very careful...

Also a couple of days overdue for AF, so we'll see.

#16 *-*

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:57 PM

I craved tomatoes for 2 out of my 4 pregnancies. original.gif

#17 theweehaggis

Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:44 PM

haha i gave into my craving for kraft mac n cheese.. sooo good. im not living on it (doubt you could?!) but it goes down a treat! unfortunatly i have none in at the minute :-(

#18 Lishyfips

Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:49 PM

Me too! I've been eating sliced tomato on toast every day since I got pregnant. It's often the only thing I can face eating.

#19 againagain

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:22 PM

Ok ladies, where is the old style Mac n Cheese - the one that has a little bag of pasta and the sauce in a small tin?? I haven't had it for years, but went looking for it at the supermarket and they only had the crappy powdered stuff with noodles mixed in.

I think it used to be called Deluxe or something, made by Kraft. I don't think I've had it since my first kid was 12 months old!

#20 theweehaggis

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:12 AM

it is out there... keep looking againagain... it is the delux.

#21 cybersprite

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:50 AM

Yep it is still around! I bought the deluxe one at either coles or woolies.

So good but so not good for you!

#22 theweehaggis

Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:32 AM

lol i had a quick trip to the supermarket this morning to get some... i dont count it as food.. never feel full after it.. but its yum lol.

#23 againagain

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:57 PM

Right I will be looking for it this weekend! Thanks  biggrin.gif




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Special Ticket Offer, Save $8!

The Essential Baby & Toddler Show is back this April! Save $8 off the door price for a limited time only!

Finding baby name inspiration in unusual places

Sometimes the greatest baby name ideas come from the most unexpected places, as these EB members show.

The case for inducing at 37 weeks

While we often think of pregnancy as a 40 week affair, experts agree that 37 weeks is actually “full term". So is there an argument for inducing all births at 37 weeks?

Does controlled crying really work?

Controlled-crying techniques may help some babies sleep through the night, but for many exhausted new parents, it's just a recipe for more tears all round.

How I taught my infant to use a toilet

As people become more aware of these benefits, I hope more parents will practice this method, so we can cut down on nappies and improve baby bonding.

'I thought it was impossible': Emily Symons pregnant at 45

Aussie actress Emily Symons has announced she is pregnant with her first baby.

Shallow water blackout kills fit, healthy dad

A little girl will grow up without her father after the fit and healthy 34-year-old passed away while doing something he had practised his whole life.

Afternoon naps may be bad for toddlers' sleep

You could be doing yourself a disservice by encouraging your toddler to have an afternoon nap, according to new research.

Best gifts for newborns, new mums and christenings

We've compiled a guide to some of the most popular presents for newborns and new mums, and for christenings and naming days.

Jaime King to be a mum again

Actress Jaime King is pregnant with her second child, giving 16-month-old James a sibling.

Nannies should receive government funding

The Abbott government should extend funding to nannies, and direct childcare payments to low and middle income families, a landmark study on childcare has found. 

Common skin irritations in newborns (and how to treat them)

As many as one in two newborn babies suffer from skin irritations in their first few weeks. So what are the most common rashes and irritations to look out for?

10 wall decals for the nursery or playroom

Wall decals are the answer to creating a beautiful nursery or children's space without lifting a paint brush, a spirit level or even a hammer.

Preschooler walks 2.4km home alone

Three-year-old Cain Trainor headed off home after his first day at a new preschool without telling anyone.

Video: Why mums get nothing done

In spite of being in an almost constant state of motion while looking after the kids and trying to keep things together at home, it can seem as though parents have managed to get nothing on the to-do list done by the end of the day.

The middle name game

The middle name is no longer an afterthought, and parents' inspiration comes from many places.

Have a baby or your money back - but there's a catch

A new IVF scheme offers couples the chance to fall pregnant and give birth - or get their money back. But there's more to it than you might think.

A rare glimpse inside the womb

A baby born still inside the amniotic sac gave US doctors a rare glimpse at life inside the womb.

Battered mum forced to write to her attacker ex in jail

Three years ago Jason Hughes viciously attacked his ex-partner. Now she has to write to him three times a year.

Woman pleads not guilty to ultrasound scam

A West Australian woman will fight allegations that she scammed expectant mums by selling them fake ultrasound pictures of babies.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Brain damaged mum receives compensation

A Sydney mother who suffered brain damage when she was hit by a car while pushing her newborn baby in a pram has reached a confidential out-of-court settlement with the driver's insurance company.

Indigenous midwives break down the barriers

A culturally sensitive midwifery service has gained the trust and respect of Aboriginal women.

The Katering Show's next big delivery

Most mums-to-be plan to take things easy and perhaps have a little break from work as the birth of their baby draws near. Not Kate McCartney.

53 creative pregnancy announcements

Announcing that you're expecting can be a time to express your creativity, sense of humour and imagination. Check out how other parents and parents-to-be have broken the news to friends and family.

Why I have mixed feelings about Cindy Crawford's leaked photo

Last week an un-retouched photo of model Cindy Crawford surfaced, showing the 48-year-old mother-of -two posing in underwear.

How to create a Peppa Pig pancake

Thought your toddler could not love pancakes any more than they already do? How about if the breakfast treat came in the shape of every two-year-old's favourite cartoon character?

'It's a little life, not a little loss': pregnancy after miscarriage

I thought I was never going to be able to have a successful pregnancy. I decided that I wasn't going to form an emotional attachment with this baby.

Bonds Baby Search 2015: what you need to know

February 18 marks the start of one of the most prolific annual baby competitions in Australia: the Bonds Baby Search. And this year is going to be more special than ever.

Who will manage your Facebook account when you're gone?

This is not something that people like to talk about, but Facebook has announced that it will grant users more control over what happens to their pages after they die.

Struggling mum of four wins $188 million

Mother of four Marie Holmes was financially struggling after quitting her jobs at Walmart and McDonald's in order to care for her children.

Pregnant obese women a 'relatively new problem', coroner hears

A first-time mother whose daughter died hours after her frightening birth insists she was never told of the risks of being obese and pregnant.

'I'm angry as hell': the story behind mum's passionate vaccination plea

She has labelled parents who do not vaccinate their children "misinformed imbeciles" - and for that, she makes no apologies.

IKEA hacks for the nursery and kids' rooms

Are you one of those that know the whole IKEA catalogue by heart? Love their stuff but want to personalise it? Here's some inspiration to help you realise the potential of IKEA furniture and fittings.

8 different kinds of tantrums

I never thought I’d say this, but for a brief moment last week, Kim Kardashian and I had something in common: both our kids had public tantrums.

Polycystic ovary syndrome: symptoms, treatment and your fertility

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common female hormonal condition, affecting roughly one in 12 Australian women.

What's the best position for giving birth?

If doing it on your back is out, what's the best position for labour and birth?

Wife forgives snake catcher husband for car surprise

With Valentine's Day coming up, Nat Gilbert could be forgiven for thinking her husband might be planning a surprise for her.

Kids who meet milestones at their own pace

We usually only hear the success stories: tales of the two-year-old who’s talking, running and completely toilet trained. But other stories need to be told too.

Ruby shines as Bonds Baby

Sarah Kiss has a word of advice for proud mums and dads who are keen to enter their babies in this year's Bonds Baby Search Competition - just have fun.

Why dads should go to sleep school

If your family needs to go to sleep school, go with them. You are part of that family and you are part of the solution.

36 baby names inspired by food and drinks

A French court may have ruled out Nutella as a baby name, but that doesn't have to stop you from taking inspiration from the supermarket (or bottle shop). See what parents in the US have chosen for their delicious little ones.

Clever breastfeeding products

Check out this range of products designed to help make your breastfeeding journey more enjoyable, manageable and convenient.

 

Win a KitchenAid Mixer

Let's celebrate 300,000 fans on Facebook

To celebrate, and to thank our amazing fans, we?re giving away a KitchenAid Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.