Dr. Weeks’ Comment: dairy and asthma – worth a read.
Wee Wheezing Wonders
“The timing of death, like the ending of a story,
gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.”
– Mary Catherine Bateson
New parents live in anguish when their infants
are challenged by congestion and exhibit wheezing
during their sleep.
Little do such adults recognize that their own
ignorance of healthy food choices results in such
wheezing and suffering. In most cases, the parent
is the one to blame.
The February, 2013 issue of the Journal of Human
Lactation includes a study in which wheezing was
observed during the first 12 month of an infant’s life.
Researchers at the University of South Carolina’s
Department of Epidemiology studied 2,311 wheezing infants
and analyzed data from wheezing episodes during their
one-year clinical study which observed numerous different
The scientists discovered:
“…Cow’s milk formula or bottled breast milk (not actual
breastfeeding) seems to be a moderate risk for cough or
wheezing episodes in the first 12 months of life.”