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August 4th, 2012, 08:58 PM
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I used to HATE tums... but had a couple a few days ago for heartburn and I just keep wanting to eat them.

WHY?! I have this bottle sitting next to the bed, and I keep thinking they look appetizing. Gahh I'm so weirdddd. I've never heard of craving Tums before!

Maybe it's the calcium? I also used to hate milk and since I've been pregnant I've drank more milk in the past 7 months than I have in years (I only had milk with cereal)
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August 5th, 2012, 06:58 AM
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I'm sorta right there with you. I hated Tums before pregnancy, and now I love the smoothie ones. They taste like smarties to me. My OB said I can eat as many as I want because they are just extra calcium and that you can't really overdose on them. I try real hard to only take them when I need them, but I also find myself eating things I know will give me heartburn just so I don't feel bad taking them.
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August 5th, 2012, 06:50 PM
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It's called Pica. You're probably lacking something in the tums.
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August 5th, 2012, 07:31 PM
BlndGrl8's Avatar Kaitlin & Cameron's Mommy
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I was going to say that maybe you are needing more calcium! Do you have calcium chews you can take?
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