Many women experience food cravings for specific foods during pregnancy, usually more sweet than savoury. But what causes them? Photo: Alamy

Pregnancy food cravings: from giving your body what it needs to ‘eating for two’, how to keep them under control

  • Pregnancy can wreak havoc on your taste buds, but scientists still aren’t sure what makes you desire cheese toasties at midnight
  • Nutritionists think it’s because the body is lacking in something, while scientists think hormones are behind it
Topic |   Evolving with Baby

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Many women experience food cravings for specific foods during pregnancy, usually more sweet than savoury. But what causes them? Photo: Alamy
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Is exercising while pregnant good for you and your baby? Cassandra Humphreys does strengthening exercises and attends prenatal boot-camp classes.

How baby and mother can benefit from pregnancy workouts, as long as you follow doctor’s orders

  • Khloe Kardashian and Serena Williams famously worked out while pregnant, and studies suggest it improves baby’s neuromotor skills
  • A physiotherapist advises consulting a doctor if mothers didn’t exercise before pregnancy or have existing medical conditions
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Is exercising while pregnant good for you and your baby? Cassandra Humphreys does strengthening exercises and attends prenatal boot-camp classes.
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