Pregnancy cravings
Our Facebook fans share their pregnancy cravings.
We asked: "Did you crave anything during pregnancy?" Here's what some of our Facebook fans had to say.

Sweet tooth

Slap chips and cinnabons! Am surprised my child doesn't look like a slap chip. - Rochelle Barish

With son #1 - liquorice allsorts and orange juice, with son #2 Coca Cola, and I loved driving behind trucks so I could smell the diesel! Go figure! - Rebecca Van Eeden

Speckled eggs, sour jelly babies and any fruit - Nicole 'Lotter' Collinicos

Weird taste

Chalk, sand and dust with son and sour sweets, maas and corn mixed together with daughter. Weird but ja. - Shelli-May Timms

Cat food :( The tin one!!! - Yumna Osman

Rice,rice, n more raw rice. Chomped on it till my jaw hurt but coulnt stop. Crazy. - Amina Hansa

Yes fruit toffee's with my daughter and had the urge to taste creams and perfumes and beer with my son and I hate beer the smell the taste everything but while I was preggies I could sit and smell it all day. - Sharlene Collins

Something fishy

I didn't but funny enough my husband would wake up at 2am craving sushi!! - Umna Adams

Yeah, Fresh fish pepper soup! - Funsho Adeniyi Coker

Anchovies, capers and pickled fish - which I never ate before and hardly eat now. - Dori van Loggerenberg

Yeah load and loads of sweet nd sour cucumber just could not get enough of it; 4 liters of milk daily and a lil bit of fishpaste and jam on fresh bread... weird hey but yummy - Jenna Nel

Marmite madness

Marmite on everything even fruit - Tracy Smith

Orange juice and lots of marmite on everything! - Milay Nortje Botha

Chilli cravings

For sure!! Chilli biltong & coke - Veloshni Naidoo

I had bottles and bottles of chilli sauce. I would wake up in the night, grab a table spoon and have one spoon after the other. That's the only thing I craved. - Tania Horne

OMG!!! Lets not go there. Nandos extra hot half chicken (no one was allowed to question me), guava mageu, plums, orange juice. - Masa Peter

Milkshake mania

Dodge and Wembley's Double thick milkshake and Simply Asia's Tom Yum Goong :) - Zahrah Desiree Abdullatief

Banana milkshakes - Nerine van der Merwe

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