1950135 tn?1325495953

is it weird, that i can't stand the smell of meat.

Ever since I've been pregnant I've hated meat, the smell of it is literally making me sick. and it got so bad that i just stopped eating meat all together and last time i went to doctor the said i was boarding  anemic because of the lack of iron in my blood, (most likely from not eating meat). i just wanted to know because i'm well into my 2nd trimester and i still can't even stomach the smell is it normal?
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Your body goes through crazy things while pregnant! While I was pregnant with my daughter, the smell of ketchup (of all things!) literally made me vomit. It will pass. Your doctor may put you on an iron supplement throughout your pregnancy, as did mine. Good luck. :-)
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1499174 tn?1327231194
no hunny its not wierd i was and am still at 37weeks hating the smell/ feel of any meat i can smell it a mile away it horrible have you gone off it too ?? ionly jkust this past few weeks started eating it again  :) .mince and pork was the worst but just now i cant get enough of either lol
oh sorry i just read the whole post lol try eating plenty of veg as that should boost your iron levels it did me i craved fruit and veg with this baby i just love it and iv only put 16lb on  so im happy with that xxxx good luck xx
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1580318 tn?1550254481
Are you taking a prenatal vitamin?

If not, you should be
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I was like that at the first of my pregnancy except mine was mainly hamburger meat. Even the thought of it made me sick
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1941650 tn?1324590747
Your going to need the iron.
Take a slow release iron pill, but make sure you don't take to much. Check for the right dosage.
(I am anemic )

And if all possible. Have someone else prepare the meat while your in another room.

I can't stand the smell of meat either, beef and pork, the smell of grease sickens me.

BUT it seems roasted chicken breast works best. It is not as strong of a smell. And you can throw it in a salad - to throw your senses off ( basically that is what I have to do )
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1951406 tn?1324594798
LoL whoa were on the same boat. My hubby loves my asada tacos & now he can't have them cus I can't get near the sight\smell of beef...hope it passes tho(:
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Im only 5weeks and I cant stand the smell of hot dogs they make me feel so sick
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I can't stand the smell of meat, chicken, beef,fish, turkey I swear my bby is a vegetarian! I find that it's easier to eat chicken if I didn't cook it I can eat it at my moms and be ok but if I cook it there's no way I can eat it
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