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Stacy Conradt
The Quick 10: 10 Strange Pregnancy Cravings
by Stacy Conradt


It’s gotten somewhat normal to crave weird combos like pickles and ice cream, but sometimes moms-to-be crave minerals like talc (reports of ladies noshing on talcum powder are apparently not uncommon). The results of a recent survey conducted by Gurgle.com reveal 10 of the most common strange pregnancy cravings. And as a bonus, we've included a second list of celebrity cravings.

1. Ice
2. Coal
3. Toothpaste
4. Sponges
5. Mud
6. Chalk
7. Laundry Soap
8. Matches
9. Starch
10. Rubber

Other strange cravings that didn’t quite break the top ten include bricks, newspapers and raw sausages.

Here’s a bonus list for you today: celebrity cravings.

1. Britney Spears – reportedly craved dirt.
2. Victoria Beckham – smoked salmon.
3. Tina Fey – Entemann’s mini chocolate donuts.
4. Minnie Driver – olives. She didn’t specify whether she had a preference as to green or black.
5. Jennifer Lopez – salsa, M&Ms and orange soda.
6. Angelina Jolie – Reese’s Pieces.
7. Madonna – poached eggs.
8. Rebecca Romijn – lemonade and soy cream cheese.
9. Gwen Stefani – Tabasco. OK magazine said she carried a little bottle of Tabasco around in her purse during her pregnancy and used it on everything.
10. Katie Holmes – cupcakes.

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