PREGNANT WOMEN CRAVE DIRT TO EAT?

Chrissy Kurtz of Hamilton, Ohio craved dirt during her first pregnancy, a condition called pica, which causes women to crave non-nutritive items typically due to iron or zinc deficiency.

Chrissy Kurtz of Hamilton, Ohio craved dirt during her first pregnancy, a condition called pica, which causes women to crave non-nutritive items typically due to iron or zinc deficiency.

The winter months are the best time for couples to conceive a baby. But you might be surprised to hear WHAT women are craving once they’re pregnant. It’s not always pickles and ice cream.

Experts at The Ohio State University Medical Center say pregnant women can crave couch cushions, toilet paper and even cigarette ashes. During pregnancy, women can develop a condition called pica, in which they crave things other than food. Chrissy Kurtz said her craving to DIRT was overwhelming.