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Consuming a Woman’s Breast Milk

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is a husband allowed to drink his wife’s breast milk? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. It is the consensus of the mainstream Islamic jurists that it is islamicaly impermissible for a man to drink his wife’s breast milk. (See al Dur al Mukhtār) The milk… read more »

How Long Can a Baby be Breastfed?

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: What is the age limit of breastfeeding babies in Islam? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. In general, the period of breast feeding is two years regardless of the baby’s gender. “And mothers suckle their children full two years, it is for one who wants to… read more »

Transgenders and Transsexuals in Islam

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Can you please tell me if the Qurʾān or ḥadīth (islamic source texts) mention how transsexual people should live? Is it permissible for them to change gender? Are they allowed to marry? I feel for them and do understand they suffer a pain with no bounds. Would appreciate very much… read more »

Husband drinking wife’s breast milk

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Q: What is the ruling regarding the husband drinking his wife’s breast milk? A: It is not permissible for the husband to drink his wife’s breast milk. If a husband drank his wife’s breast milk, he should make tawba and in future refrain from this. However, his nikaah with his wife will not break. And… read more »

Woman going for breast augmentation

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Q: Does Islam allow a woman to do breast augmentation? I have been through a couple of articles on the internet which says you can, however it depends on your reason for wanting to increase the breast size. My reason: I am really flat chested, my breasts never grew at all, not even after having… read more »

Period of breastfeeding

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Q: How long should a baby boy be breastfed? A: The breast feeding is permissible till the child reaches two years of age (i.e. two lunar years). And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Breast implants

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Q: I wanted to know if it would be a gunnah if I had breast implants. My reasons for wanting to do it is because of black magic. Due to black magic I have lost my appearance totally to the extent where it’s really embarrassing for me. Now I want to know if it’s allowed… read more »

Taking pictures to treat breast cancer

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Q: I am a male lecturer working in a computer engineering department in a university in Saudi Arabia. Can I do research on writing some algorithms and computer programs which deals with image processing of mammograms for diagnosing and may be useful in the treatment of breast cancer? The computer programs take an image of… read more »

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