Cravings happen to the best of us, whether we've got a baby on board or not. (We can recall many a college night of needing a soft taco or a Dairy Queen Blizzard like NOW, for example.) But for some reason, pregnant women are thought to crave certain foods more strongly than most.
Doctors still don't know exactly why women have these cravings. The root of that strong urge for yogurt parfait could be anything from hormones to a desire to cancel out certain aversions to a decreased salt sensitivity.
But, the inclinations at least make for entertaining while-I-was-pregnant stories. And those tales are especially juicy — or salty, sweet, or cheesy — when they're coming from our favorite celebs.
Below, check out the snacks that some of your favorite boldface-name mamas used to feed their cravings (and their babies!) with while expecting.
Meanwhile, while she was pregnant with her daughter, Kylie's big sister Khloe was all about the crispy, juicy fried chicken. In fact, delivery from Popeyes was her most True desire.
Can you imagine delivering a pizza to Kensington Palace? During her pregnancies with both George and Charlotte, Middleton allegedly felt the urge for cheesy pies. Her toppings of choice were spicy sausage and prosciutto.
The pregnant Real Housewives of Atlanta pal has used her own baking skills to turn her cravings into reality. When she recently fancied a late-night cake with chocolate frosting, Kenya made it herself.
Who said cereal's only for breakfast? During her pregnancy, the Desperate Housewives actress has discovered that Mini Wheats can make for a delicious dinner.
The Fixer Upper star has been an equal-opportunity craver during her most recent pregnancy. She's copped to craving Pimento cheese sandwiches, deviled eggs, and Fruity Pebbles... all on the same night.
When the Honest Company founder was pregnant with her third child, she told Jimmy Fallon: "I didn’t think I was craving anything until I realized I’m craving Japanese food all the time. I actually dream about desserts, but I’m actually trying not to gain so much weight with this baby, so I just dream about them. I want all the shaved ice with like ice cream on the bottom. That’s like my thing."
The Office alum found that her first pregnancy brought on the urge for something sugary and squishy. While appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Kalig got just what she was craving from the affable talk-show host herself: a box of jelly doughnuts.
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