Food Cravings in Pregnancy

The CNP Food Cravings in Pregnancy Research Category consolidates research exploring food cravings in pregnancy. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).

2020

Emotional eating in pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic and its association with dietary intake and gestational weight gain

Original

2016

Food cravings in pregnancy: Preliminary evidence for a role in excess gestational weight gain

Original

2018

Food craving frequency mediates the relationship between emotional eating and excess weight gain in pregnancy

Original

2020

Women's experience and understanding of food cravings in pregnancy: A qualitative study in women receiving prenatal care at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Original

2019

"Baby wants tacos": Analysis of health-related facebook posts from young pregnant women

Original