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Strangest side effect?

Pregnancy can have some pretty odd side effects- many I never knew before hand- like your feet can get bigger, or you produce more saliva!  What's the weirdest side effect you have experienced?  Did you freak out when it happened?  
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I didn't know about producing more saliva!  I might have had that but was so busy with hand itching, I didn't notice.  Ya, that was one for me.  My hands itched like crazy.  I wanted to go outside and scrape my hands on the bricks on the side of my house!  Doctor told me it was a pregnancy thing some women get.  It was so distracting, I can't ell you.  

I had the smell thing too.  I do like broccoli but when pregnant . . . if I was within 100 feet of it, I knew and it gagged me from the smell.  
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I think the itching would be torture!  I have been spared that one with my kids, but it sounds miserable!  
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very heightened sense of smell! Sometimes it made me sick
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Oh yes, that was one of the worse ones!  I swear I could smell things from miles away- and things that I usually enjoy the smell of, totally made me sick!

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