Pregnant women warned against eating clay during prenatal period

Pregnant women with cravings for non-food items have been strongly warned against eating white clay, called “shile” among the Akan people, as it can harm both mothers and babies during the prenatal period. The eating disorder, called pica, usually occurs more commonly in pregnant women, according to health experts, because the affected persons’ bodies have … Continue reading Pregnant women warned against eating clay during prenatal period