I am about 7 weeks pregnant, and since I found I was pregnant a few weeks ago, have been really committed to eating the cleanest vegan diet possible throughout my entire pregnancy. In the beginning, I ate really well (plenty of whole grains, beans, fruits and veggies). I felt confident that I was getting everything my body/my baby needed. The problem is that for the last week or so I have grown increasingly nauseated and struggle more with morning sickness-- the sick feelings even last most of the day, just a bit milder than in the morning. I have major food aversions. It's so much worse than I ever expected. Instead of loathing just a few foods, I feel turned off by pretty much everything. The only foods I can stand right now are potatoes, bananas and some other fruit, strawberry smoothies, and raisin bran. Basically fruit and really bland food. It makes me feel slightly worried about not getting the right nutrients. Thankfully I am still able to drink green juices every day, which makes me feel better. I would love to hear from other vegan moms who have experienced the same thing. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.
When I was pregnant with my last baby, the only thing I wanted early on was minestrone. B, L, & D! lol... that went on for three months! What about a vegan milk shake? Almond/rice milk, coconut milk ice cream, cinnamon?
i am 10 weeks pregnant and i know exactly what you're saying. at about the 5 and 6 week mark i was really brutal. i was completely turned off pretty much all veggies (especially salad, which i normally love) and most fruits. all i really wanted was rye toast and peanut butter, or a little agave nectar. i could have lived on it!! now i'm pretty much back to normal, but i tell ya.......nothing is more enjoyable then bread to me still. i don't normally eat it that much, but i can't seem to stop:)
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