Eggs for Babies – 10 Easy (and Delicious) Ways! Eggs are a nutrient-dense superfood and great first food for baby. Serve them as a baby food puree, mashed, as finger food, or for baby-led weaning, and more! These recipes are great for 4-6 months and up.
Medically reviewed by Sarah Remmer, Registered Dietitian (RD) & Founder, Centre for Family Nutrition.
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EGGS FOR BABY
Eggs are loaded with essential nutrients for a growing baby and are one of my favorite first foods for babies! 🥚
This guide will give you 10 easy-peasy ways to incorporate eggs into your baby’s diet. It’s important to serve your babies eggs that are well-cooked, but there are many ways you can serve them! Whether you are starting with purees or doing baby-led weaning, I’ve got you covered. 👊 You can serve eggs cooked and blended into a baby puree, smashed with avocado on toast (and cut into strips), cooked several different ways for finger food for baby-led weaning, made into 3-ingredient pancakes, or even made into egg muffins. How egg-citing!
First time making homemade baby food? Then, I would suggest that you start by reading my very in-depth Guide on how to Make Homemade Baby Food – which goes over all the important information such as the best cooking tools to have on hand, safe storage, how to know when baby is ready for solids, how to introduce purees, the best first foods for baby, and more! If you are doing Baby-Led Weaning, then be sure to check out my Complete Guide to Baby-Led Weaning – which covers what exactly is baby-led weaning, to every parent’s concern of baby-led weaning and choking, this guide goes over it all. I will also share how to know when baby is ready for BLW, the top 10 best first foods, a helpful sample blw feeding schedule, helpful tools to have on hand, and much much more!
How To Cook Egg For Baby First Time
You can start by gradually adding cooked eggs to your baby’s diet with these simple tips:
- Hard boil a whole egg and mash it. …
- Mix about 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) with a little breast milk, infant formula or water.
- Don’t add any salt, sugar, butter or margarine to the egg yolk.
Which Part Of Egg Is Good For 6 Month Old Baby?
Egg nutrients for babies
In both the egg white and yolk , your baby will get all of the essential amino acids. Your baby needs these as building blocks to make the proteins required for healthy growth and development. The egg yolks are where most of the nutrients are found .