Eggs are rich in protein, and have plenty of vitamin B and iron which is crucial for your baby’s growth.
What to eat:
Ensure eggs are cooked until the whites and yolks are solid to prevent the risk of salmonella, food poisoning, and foodborne illnesses.
- Cooked hen eggs
- Cooked duck eggs
- Cooked goose eggs
- Cooked quail eggs
What to eat with consideration:
Some eggs are produced under a food safety standard called the British Lion Code of Practice. Lion Code eggs are considered very low risk for salmonella, and safe for pregnant women to eat raw or partially cooked. It may not be available in Thailand but you may find it when you traveling abroad.
What to avoid:
- Raw eggs
- Foods containing raw eggs include: mousse, tiramisu
Partially cooked eggs include: eggnog, raw batter, hollandaise sauce, Caesar salad dressing
Dr. Wanwadee Sapmee Panyakat (OB-GYN) (1 July 2020)