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How Early Do the Pregnancy Symptoms of Food Cravings Start?

Food cravings or aversions are common and can begin as early as two to three weeks into your pregnancy, says Dr. Lisa Keder, director of the Division of General OB/GYN at The Ohio State University. Some women even experience food cravings before they know they are pregnant. “Food cravings are an effect that comes from the beta hcg hormone and the progesterone that is produced by the ovary and the placenta,” says Keder.

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