From mums-to-be who like to mix chocolate with cheese or those who can’t get enough of pulled pork on vanilla ice cream.
One mum-to-be was so disturbed by her craving that she put a shout-out on a mum’s Facebook forum to see whether any other ladies had felt the same, according to our sister paper Manchester Evening News.
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One mum-to-be admitted developing a liking for the green scourer part of a cleaning sponge.
The 32-year-old said: “It had to be a bath sponge. There was nothing better then a wet bath sponge to chew on.
“I cried during labour that I needed my wet sponge. I used to get up in the middle of the night and just sit on the side of the bath chewing it till my jaw ached.
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She said: “I think it was the texture of them as I never ate them I just chewed them and sucked them.
“I usually just did it when I was in the bath, so I could do it on my own. I’d spend hours in the bath.”
She added: “I must have spent about £50 on them in Home Bargains as I never sucked on the same sponge twice.”
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Its website states: “Cravings come in all shapes and sizes. Some women crave fatty foods like chips. Others get pregnancy cravings for things they didn’t like before they got pregnant, or strange combinations of food such as mars bars with bacon.
“Try to eat as healthily as possible – keep those unhealthy temptations to a minimum.
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