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Are you really hungry or just have a craving?

I know a lot of pregnant women get cravings and eat whatever they're craving, but are you also really feeling hungry all the time along with those cravings? I'm only in my 2nd trimester is it normal to feel hungry even after eating a meal like 2hours previously??

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:36 PM on Nov. 13, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • yeah its normal.

    Answer by KelsoBabeyy at 8:39 PM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • its normal cause the baby is pushing on ur stomach and u useally dont eat as much... so u want to snack... pregnancy is a bliss just enjoy

    Answer by navywifemomkoch at 8:40 PM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • I eat all the time. And for som reason between 11pm and when i go to bed i just can't stop feeling hungry. They say you only need an xtra 300 calories a day fom what you would normally eat. I can't go 2 hours without feeling hugry after a meal not prego, lol. I try to eat healthy things fruits, salads, stuff like that since do eat so often. Dont get me wrong though im addicted to wendys frostys!

    Answer by proudmamma9706 at 8:43 PM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • I agree with the second poster. With a baby pushing on my stomach, I can't eat very much at a time, so even after I eat, I want something else a couple hours later.

    Answer by kabbot01 at 9:08 PM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • I am in my second trimester as well and I find my meals are not very big at all and I want something to eat about an hour or so after I eat.

    Answer by vickwu at 9:42 PM on Nov. 13, 2008

  • Yes, I always feel hungry and I hate it! Before getting pregnant I could go hours and hours without eating, no problem, but now I have to stick something in my mouth every couple of hours. It's hard because I don't want to gain too much weight, so I've had to find healthy options. I've found that drinking hot tea (decaf) helps, also eating yellow wax peppers helps make me feel like I've eaten a lot when I know I"m hungry for no real reason cause I've just eaten or whatever. Carrots help too.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:45 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

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