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Food cravings

Hi all,
I'm in my 6 weeks of pregnancy. I am having these strange food cravings. Want to have spicy food all the time and whenever i think of sweets making me puke. There is also a kind of uneasyness in the stomach. My ultrasound is next week. Just wondering are these feelings normal. Please let me know what kind of care i should take during pregnancy.
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it's pretty normal to have food cravings.  my mother craved watermelon; my best friend craved cheerios; unfortunately I craved cake frosting.  the only food that really made me naseous was broccoli.

just try to eat as healthily as you can manage.  try to limit the spicy food, tho - at some point you will probably regret it.  good luck :)
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I read somewhere that your body craves what it needs when you are pregnant.  I don't know how true that is though, especially since I ate the h*** out of nacho cheese doritos while pregnant.  My body definitely didn't need those!
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How exciting, cravings already!  At that point I only ate things I could and stayed away from most everything.  Eating sweets still makes me want to puke, but I couldn't even look at them with my son till I was 7 months along.  Cravings change so much, no harm in giving in to them sometimes, otherwise you will just go crazy thinking about it.  Enjoy!!!
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Thanks all you ladies, sometimes i don't feel like eating anything and then i crave for something else. I didn't reveal the news that i'm pregnant to anybody. When do you think is the best time to announce.

Thanks,
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hey -- don't "they" always say to wait until you begin your 2nd trimester? So maybe in about 6 more weeks???
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It's hard, you should tell them when you are comfortable.  With my first baby I told a few close friends, but people figured it out early at work because my morning sickness was so bad, after about a week they began to realize I didn't have the flu.  I waited till I saw the first u/s though, just to make sure, but I had a blighted ovum at 11 weeks this past June and had told a few people before it was discovered.  It was hard to explain the situation to them.  I would tell the people close to you sooner, those that you would probably share it with either way.  I waited till that second trimester to really confirm or talk it mine though.  Good luck whenver you decide, it's so exciting!
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