Cow milk proteins passed into human breast milk.

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Cow milk proteins passed into human breast milk.
« on: 01/05/2013 16:30:01 »
Clara Garza  asked the Naked Scientists:
Comment about flavours in breast milk (Naked Scientists, 25 july 2010).

Many things mother eats or drinks go into breast milk, including "bad" ones. My newborn developed a bad skin rash. Pediatrician and dermatologists had no clue. It turned out he was allergic to the protein in cow's milk which he was getting from my breast milk. When I stopped drinking cow's milk, most of his symptoms disappeared and I could continue nursing.

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