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Why do pregnant people eat so much ice?

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Asked by MalakiahsMommy at 9:36 PM on Apr. 7, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • uhh im pregnant & I dont eat ice?

    Answer by Kbmancine at 9:37 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Low iron usually. They tell you if you crave it to take iron supplements. Its kinda funny they ask at visits are you craving ice, dirt or pain chips? I'm like WTF?! no. haha

    Answer by LucasMama08 at 9:38 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Paint* sorry =)

    Answer by LucasMama08 at 9:38 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • i craved ice and my doctor wasnt concerned at all.. i even made sure i ate alot of dark green leafy veggies and red meats, i ate healthy along with the ice crave..

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:41 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • I have never been a big ice eater. I hate it. But I loved eating ice & popsicles when I was pregnant. I loved ice from Sonic! Now that I'm not preggo, I've gone back to not eating ice.

    Answer by paige8608 at 9:42 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • oooh boy i did. all i wanted was a big glass of ice water. more ice than water. dont know why. maybe the 98 degree weather we had that summer of 2005 had something to do with it. lol.

    Answer by BubbysMom208 at 9:42 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • You my have slight anemia " low iron" take pre natal or eat red meats and fruits

    Answer by missmack084 at 9:55 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • You may have low iron! I had low iron with both of my pregnancy's and I craved ice and ice water constantly!!

    Answer by MyLuckyStarsTSE at 10:00 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • ive only had low iron w this pregnancy(#3) ive always been an ice chewer though..i just LOVE ice..especialy hospital crushed ice

    Answer by tnteaton at 10:10 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • i love it and maybe its cause people need it for they are dehydrated

    Answer by josalin at 10:13 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

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