Right from the Vedic times to the present day, literature is full of the bounties of breast milk. Whether it is a book on medicine, health, a poem or a story, breast-feeding is glorified and often associated with feelings of love, sacrifice and strength. Whenever the Rajput warriors went to battle, they used to swear by their mother’s milk. If someone proved a coward in battle, he was said to have disgraced his mother’s milk.
Asthma is a chronic condition due to swelling in the muscle layer of small lung pipes. It can develop in younger age, i.e under 5 years and at a later age group. It can be seasonal or throughout the year. It can remain for long period or can increase if not controlled or treated at right time. Cause of Asthma is not clear. Those having family history of Asthma, risk of their children developing Asthma increase to 30-50%.