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#1 Jill83

Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:31 PM

I'm 7weeks pregnant and costantly hungry. Is this normal? Do you listen to your stomach?

#2 B.M.C.M.I.E

Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:35 PM

Completely normal. Listen to your stomach but if you want to be careful of too much weight gain, try to snack on some healthier stuff.

#3 noi'mnot

Posted 27 February 2013 - 02:42 PM

Yes I think it's pretty normal, but try to stick to high-protein/low-GI snacks. Being hungry can cause morning sickness, as can the blood sugar drop from high-GI foods. You also have to be somewhat careful of weight gain (your actual calorie requirements aren't a lot more than they would be normally in the first trimester), so again these types of snacks will help you feel fuller for longer.

#4 bright*future

Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:24 PM

That early on I ate like a horse, and not healthily... I found that things like egg& bacon rolls frequented the menu as they settled my stomach!  I moved into super healthy eating a bit later on.

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