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Which part of the egg are babies not supposed to have?

The whites or the yolk? Or is it both?

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Asked by staciandababy at 3:36 PM on Jun. 29, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Yolks, unless they are hard-boiled. You risk e-coli if they're like over-easy, due to the yolk being partially raw.


    Answer by mrsmom110 at 3:37 PM on Jun. 29, 2013

  • I had e-coli when I was 4. Hope it wasn't from eggs.

    Comment by staciandababy (original poster) at 3:41 PM on Jun. 29, 2013

  • Or doctor said that eggs were okay after 9 months for most babies. He only recommends not giving them egg before a year if there is a family history of egg allergy.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 3:43 PM on Jun. 29, 2013

  • I thought it was egg whites due to possible egg allergy, but hard boiled egg yolk was. Under cooked eggs are no no because of possible salmonella contamination.

    Answer by mommy_jules at 3:58 PM on Jun. 29, 2013

  • ***hard boiled eggs yolk is fine after a certain age like 9 mos.

    Answer by mommy_jules at 3:59 PM on Jun. 29, 2013

  • I waited until after a year for both kids.

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 4:15 PM on Jun. 29, 2013

  • Peanut butter, eggs?   What else now days?


    Answer by louise2 at 5:13 PM on Jun. 29, 2013

  • The yolk until they're a year old.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 5:30 PM on Jun. 29, 2013

  • Oh oh, I pick the yolk too :P

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 6:53 PM on Jun. 29, 2013

  • I guess my baby was lucky. I fed her soft-boiled eggs now and then, maybe every month or so, from the time she started solid foods. We never had a problem.

    Answer by Ballad at 3:12 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

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