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The Quick 10: 10 Strange Pregnancy Cravings

Stacy Conradt
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1. Ice
2. Coal
3. Toothpaste
4. Sponges
5. Mud
6. Chalk
7. Laundry Soap
8. Matches
9. Starch
10. Rubber

Other strange cravings that didn't quite break the top ten include bricks, newspapers and raw sausages.

Here's a bonus list for you today: celebrity cravings.

1. Britney Spears "“ reportedly craved dirt.
2. Victoria Beckham "“ smoked salmon.
3. Tina Fey "“ Entemann's mini chocolate donuts.
4. Minnie Driver "“ olives. She didn't specify whether she had a preference as to green or black.
5. Jennifer Lopez "“ salsa, M&Ms and orange soda.
6. Angelina Jolie "“ Reese's Pieces.
7. Madonna "“ poached eggs.
8. Rebecca Romijn "“ lemonade and soy cream cheese.
9. Gwen Stefani "“ Tabasco. OK magazine said she carried a little bottle of Tabasco around in her purse during her pregnancy and used it on everything.
10. Katie Holmes "“ cupcakes.

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