As we approach nine months, we've been experimenting with self-feeding, chunkier textures, and new flavor combinations. We've gotten the okay to start adding simple proteins so we are making some new choices for breakfast- eggs!
* It's important to note that babies cannot have a full egg (I.E. egg whites) until at least after a year old. The yolks of the eggs are perfectly safe, but the whites of the eggs contain a protein which still remains a high allergen for those under one year of age.
As far as technique goes, I found it was pretty simple to crack the egg and dump out the whites while cradling the yolk, then you can mix the yolk with breast milk or formula to scramble in a small frying pan until crumbly. We paired Sofia's meal with some small chunks of avocado made for little pincher fingers! ;) As a precaution, you can watch your baby for a few days to double, triple, (or quadruple) check for any type of allergy before introducing new foods. Yum!