South Africa
A 20-year-old female asked:

When a mother (with milk allergy) becomes pregnant. can she get an allergic reaction when producing breast milk, when it contains casein and whey protein?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
There is a difference. Those allergic to bovine (cow) milk are allergic to the bovine protein. A woman is not allergic to the human milk proteins she produces including it component parts.
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