eggs before one?

(12 Posts)

My DD adored omelettes too. It's one of her favourite foods. She's had it since 6mo. I think you just have to be careful as with any known allergen.

ceeveebee Tue 19-Feb-13 20:08:06

I think it's one of those foods that can trigger allergies. 2 of my NCT group of 6 have DCs with egg allergy, one which resulted in a trip to A&E. I have given them to my two since 6 months old and they love them

Jayne266 Tue 19-Feb-13 20:00:58

I have just gave my DS some mushed boiled egg this am and he was fine.

MilkRunningOutAgain Tue 19-Feb-13 19:48:06

My dd adored omelettes, scrambled eggs and hard boiled eggs make a great snack. dS loved eggy bread and 'egg in a hole', break an egg into a hole in a thick slice of bread and fry.

PashaFox Tue 19-Feb-13 17:22:18

More the allergies than anything, I've read don't give whites untill a year but yolks are fine, give all but make sure fully cooked, blah blah... Just wanted clarification smile

Loislane78 Tue 19-Feb-13 16:13:49

Why would you not? If the eggs are lion marked/cooked through there is v little risk of salmonella or is it more to do with allergies you are worried about.

lottiegarbanzo Tue 19-Feb-13 15:52:17

Dd loves omelette, has had them since about 8 months. Tortilla was an early food at 6.5 mo. I wasn't aware there was a reason not too. She'd had most obvious allergens by 9mo, just no nuts, as we're both a bit allergic to some things.

JezzaJ9 Tue 19-Feb-13 15:48:15

I have 7 mo and he has had banana omelette, mushroom omelette, pancakes and been fine, I just assumed it had to be well cooked.

Lookslikerain Tue 19-Feb-13 15:20:07

I was told eggs were fine after 6 months as long as well cooked. I tried them with both DD and DS at about 7 months. Both loved them but came out in a red rash round their mouth, it wasn't enough to seek medical help and calmed after a couple of hours. I then waited until after 1 and both are fine now. I always gave them stuff with eggs in, like cake, pancakes etc which they were fine with. I just gave nothing with it concentrated like omelette.

HappyAsASandboy Tue 19-Feb-13 00:43:33

My HV said it was fine, as long as they're well cooked. I would also not give too much, and I think I'd wait until 9 months or so, so that its bit an early thing for the digestive system to tackle.

Small child here at them before one y.o. and was fine, my friend's DD had a nasty reaction to them though ( not anaphylactic, but came out in a nasty rash and ran a temperature). They didn't give her any more until after her first birthday and no reactions since.

PashaFox Mon 18-Feb-13 23:52:29

Eggs before one, yey or ney? Every study I read seems to contradict the last!

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