wheezing at babysitters

Posted on: Fri, 09/23/2005 - 3:06am
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I'm a long time reader of this site but I don't post often. I need some advice. My dd is 2 1/2 and peanut, dairy, egg allergic along with some seasonal tree and grass allergies and dog licks. She has been going to a babysitters house two days a week since she was 6 months. For the last 4 weeks she has been wheezing when I pick her up around 5:15. She does not wheeze any other days at home just those two days a week at the sitters. The sitter says she starts wheezing late in the day around 4:30 or so. She takes singulair daily now but still wheezes. They say nothing is different at the sitters and I have rechecked all the food she eats.
My question is do you think it could be caused by some environmental allergies or contact/residual traces of her food allergens. They do feed things on the days she does not attend that contain milk, peanut butter etc. Some of the kids do still drink milk or formula on the days she is there etc. I just don't think I can keep sending her there if this continues but I have felt she was very safe there and know switching sitters is going to be very stressful on us both. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
Angie

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