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Breastfeeding

Tips From Pregnant & Nursing Women

Pregnant and nursing women are required to fast Ramadan. A pregnant or nursing woman is only excused from fasting the current month of Ramadan if she fears that fasting will cause harm to her or her baby. Read more about these rulings here. The following is a...

Breastfeeding

Assalammualaikum. I can’t speak English so well but I will try my best. I really love my czn and he love me too. We did everything together I regret that but it’s happened now. He told his mother that he wants to get married with me. But his 2nd mother told him that...

Drinking breastmilk

Question Assalamu’alaikum Mufti , I want to ask . I am widow. I once committed adultery with two different man. man A ( He have wife) and man D ( he haven’t wife ) . 9 month ago, i with man A did the often zina. 2 month ago, I hooked up with man D. Even times several...

Breastfeeding Another’s Child (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: How many times does another’s child have to breastfeed to be considered a part of the wet-nurse’s family?A: Nursing is defined as suckling milk, which was produced by pregnancy, within two years of the nursing child's life, from the breast of a woman and drinking...

Does breastfeeding whilst fasting break the fast?

Q. Alhumdulillah, Allah has blessed me with a baby girl. I have decided to breastfeed my baby and not bottle-feed my baby. Can I breastfeed my baby during the Month of Ramadaan whilst fasting? Will breastfeeding my child whilst fasting during the Month of Ramadaan...

Does fosterage refer to adoption in Islam?

Q. Does fosterage refer to adoption in Islam? A. If by fosterage, you are referring to the breastfeeding/suckling (Radhaa’at) of a child, then there is a difference between fosterage and adoption in Islam. If a child is breastfed/suckled before the age of two years, a...