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Advice on eggs for mums and babies

Boiled egg

Eggs are an ideal food for pregnant and breastfeeding women and their babies – not only are they quick and easy to cook, but they are packed with nutrients which can benefit both you and your baby. And the latest food safety advice means that you and your baby enjoy eggs runny, or even raw, as long as they have the British Lion mark on.

You’ll find detailed advice here and Q&As covering all aspects of pregnancy, breastfeeding and weaning your baby:

Eggs in pregnancy

Eggs for babies

Eggs and breastfeeding


Runny eggs and babies infographic