Guess who successfully completed her “wet egg” food allergy challenge?
The night before the food allergy challenge, I prepared two French toasts separately and placed them in two separate containers (1 bread soaked in 1 scrambled egg mixture per container). I also made 2 scrambled eggs (1 egg per container so each scrambled egg was prepared separately), as per the allergist directions.
Before we started the food allergy challenge, the allergist asked if we should go straight to the scrambled eggs or start with diluted egg via French toast. If you know me personally, you know I am very optimistic so I was like “let’s go for straight egg and see how she does”. I personally had a feeling that Little Miss was ready because she passed her baked egg challenge during summer 2021, and we have been giving her baked egg cakes and egg noodles since!
After each round of eating the cup of eggs, the nurse took down my daughter’s blood pressure and evaluated her for any rashes and asked Little Miss if she felt itchy.
Round 1: 1 g scrambled egg
Round 2: 3 g
Round 3: 6 g
Round 4: 12 g
Round 5: 24 g
Final Round 6: 45g
Little Miss ate a total of 91g of scrambled eggs, which is equivalent to two eggs!
Little Miss did eggs-cellent 😉 and she kept eating all the challenge servings without hesitation. Little Miss even kept asking for more scrambled eggs (with ketchup!) 🤣 Once she completed the six challenge rounds, we waited for 1.5 hours in the clinic room for observation and she still had no reactions following the scrambled egg (wet egg) challenge! 🎉
Since passing her egg food allergy challenge, Little Miss has been enjoying her scrambled eggs and French toast (made with fresh eggs & vegan butter ☺️).
Next summer, the allergist said we can try baked milk so we are looking forward to that! 🙏🏼 In the mean time, keep coming back to this blog for updates! 🥚👏🏼 #ByeEggAllergy Also, check out the reel for this blog post!
To all the food allergy moms, keep being strong! One day your baby will outgrow the food allergies. And, all of the persistence and dedication will be worth it. Keep doing you!