The science behind your pregnancy food cravings [infographic]
Posted on 1 February 2020
Food cravings in general are caused by the regions of the brain that are responsible for memory, pleasure, and reward. An imbalance of hormones, such as leptin and serotonin, can also cause food cravings.
When you’re pregnant, ever-changing floods of hormones can have a similar effect. Here’s how to handle them.