Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

If you eat something very spicy while pregnant....

Will the baby taste the spiciness?

Answer Question

Asked by Mamma2E at 2:44 PM on Jan. 12, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

Level 15 (1,986 Credits)
Answers (6)
  • ummm ...... no lol

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:49 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • I luv spicy food, so when I was pregnant I asked my dr this. She said that the baby will taste everything u taste. If would refrain from eating alot of spicy food though, for me it made me sick alot. That was me though, it might be different for u.

    Answer by mamaziller at 2:50 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • My first was very active when I ate spicy foods. With my 2nd I would get sick. They say it helps prepare kids to have different tastes when they start eating solids.

    Answer by bugfin at 2:53 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • What goes into your body goes into your baby. The flavor, the nutrients, everything. There are studies that show that if you eat one particular thing repeatedly throughout your pregnancy that the child is more likely to enjoy it when they start eating solid foods. It's not a definate study, but it has been shown to be true.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 5:13 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • I had heartburn every time i ate something spicy.

    Answer by kewi86 at 5:36 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

  • I'm not sure about the the baby tasting things. It makes sense if it could, I ate alot of chips and salsa when I was pregnant with my son, and he loves chips and salsa. You could get could get some wicked heartburn though if you eat something too spicy.

    Answer by Joelygirl at 5:53 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.