Maximum period of breastfeeding

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Breastfeeding is for 2 years according to Islam? My baby is still drinking breast milk and she is not leaving her mothers milk. What is the solution? Her age is now 2 years and 5 months.


A: The maximum period of breastfeeding is two years.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)