Ever since you got pregnant, you've probably been dealing with some crazy cravings. Perhaps you find yourself reaching for a jar of peanut butter and some pickles. Or, maybe you've noticed that you're craving candy and sweet treats like never before.
Should you worry that eating sugar during pregnancy will have a lasting effect on your health or the health of your child? Just as eating an excessive amount of sugar affects your overall health when you're not pregnant, it can have an effect on your health and your baby's health during pregnancy.