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Using breast milk as medication for a baby

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Q: Is it permissible for the mother to use her breast milk as medication on her baby? Example: When a baby has an ear infection or the babies nose is blocked a home remedy is to apply the mothers breast milk.

Bismillaah

A: Yes.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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