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Anyway, those who have been following my posts, I am not as scared as I was. I turned to God and through prayer I feel like everything is going to be okay. But I still have my moments.
I was vegan before my pregnancy & started craving meat (& having aversions to tofu & beans) around 6 weeks. My blood test revealed anemia & I started eating meat. I know plenty of people have vegan/vegetarian pregnancies, but it just wasn't for my body.
You're so lucky you don't have any sickness. Mine started right away & didn't go away until I gave birth.
Have you had a blood test yet? No sickness can be the result of low HDC levels.
The higher the levels the more morning sickness may be felt. HCG thickens the uterine wall giving the embryo a safe implantation environment.
With my 1st I had all day sickness for almost whole pregnancy. I had a boy.
2nd slightly less sickness and a girl
last no sickness and a girl!
^Yeah, sorry typo.
Yeah, all that craving/sickness/gender stuff is bogus.
As everyone else said....it all depends on you and your body. I have had 4 children the first was the worst sick all the time and I only craved fruit and veggies....I would get sick just of thinking about meat! I had a boy for my first. Also I have a friend that believes that morning sickness is caused by certain things we eat drink or wear(hairspay,dyes,and makeup) That are body is saying stop. I havnt had a child since than so I cant say if she is right lol. My sister in law called me one night crying at 2 am as she caught herself sucking and eating raw liver! We went to the doctors the next day and ran tests and found she was missing some things in her diet. She fixed those things and the strange cravings went away.
So if you have no morning sickness rub your baby and thank it ...=) and just enjoy every day that you can without the sickness. Try to stay away from caffine as much as you can as I just watched a program on how deadly it can be on pregnant moms and unborn babies...(thats why I have decided to quit caffine)
and enjoy I hope to hear how you and the baby are doing! I so miss being pregnant the whole thing of creating a life and carrying it into the world always amazed me.....
cheers and congratulations on making someone new to love!~
usually when i've dipped too low in say carbs proteins, or fats.. i'll notice my body starting to crave it. go ahead &go for the meat. i honestly don't think pregnant women should diet in any form. just eat SUPER healthy.
or find some other protein sources. cottage cheese, eggs, beans, lentils, etc etc
best of wishes with your child! : D