As any mom can tell you, the miracle of birth isn’t an easy journey. Morning sickness and labor pains aside, there’s a lot going on to bring those little lives to the world… And some of it is down right disturbing.
For nine months (or longer!) women basically become superheroes for what they endure. Sure, it’s worth it when you see those adorable healthy faces staring back at you for the first time. But that doesn’t make any of these things less bizarre.
A mum-to-be has developed a weird pregnancy craving for soap. Jess Gayford who is nearly eight months’ pregnant with her second child, started with bars then moved on to liking liquid soap.
She told Mirror UK
“IT CAME OUT OF NOWHERE. I WANTED TO LICK A BAR OF DOVE SOAP. I WENT TO BUY A BAR AND STARTED LICKING IT. IT SOUNDS DISGUSTING BUT IT’S REALLY NICE.”“IN MY FIRST PREGNANCY I WANTED TO EAT BAKED BEANS AND CHEESE BUT NOTHING WEIRD.”
The condition pica, which mainly affects children and pregnant women, causes people to eat non-food items such as sand, ice or paint.