Reply Wed 9 Sep, 2009 05:19 pm
What is it called when a wsoman craves dirt and other miscellaneous i9tems while pregnant? I know it's a disorder but i need to know the correct termonology.
  • Topic Stats
  • Top Replies
  • Link to this Topic
Type: Question • Score: 0 • Views: 1,935 • Replies: 4

Reply Wed 9 Sep, 2009 05:21 pm
@Erica Moya,
Hi Erica. I think it's called Pica, but I don't think it's a disorder that just afflicts pregnant women.
Reply Wed 9 Sep, 2009 05:26 pm
Ah, but I see that it is found particularly in pregnant women, according to this:
Reply Wed 9 Sep, 2009 05:55 pm
To clarify:
Pica is seen in all ages, particularly in pregnant women, small children, and those with developmental disabilities.
(from the link above)
0 Replies
Reply Wed 9 Sep, 2009 08:16 pm
When I was pregnant, I craved shrimp for the first, melon for the second, and golden vanila ice cream for the third.
0 Replies

Related Topics

Immortality and Doctor Volkov - Discussion by edgarblythe
Sleep Paralysis - Discussion by Nick Ashley
On the edge and toppling off.... - Discussion by Izzie
Surgery--Again - Discussion by Roberta
PTSD, is it caused by a blow to the head? - Question by Rickoshay75
THE GIRL IS ILL - Discussion by Setanta
  1. Forums
  2. » Cravings
Copyright © 2023 MadLab, LLC :: Terms of Service :: Privacy Policy :: Page generated in 0.05 seconds on 06/10/2023 at 07:51:04