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  • Breastfeeding a 3 Year Old Orphan; Does it Make Him a Mahram? Date: 27-3-2019

    salam alykum, i would like to breast feed an orphan child in order for him to become muhram to me and my daughter. we would like him to come live with us so that he can have a better life since he currently has no passport or nationality, therefore it will be difficult for him to get a proper education, job or get married in the future. we are able.. More

  • Rulings resulting from Suckling from the same Animal Date: 11-3-2018

    AOA,Scientist have created Genetically Modified Cows and Goats that give Human Milk so that it can serve as an alternative to human breast milk or formula milk. So are the laws of "Razaat" or Milk kinship is established by drinking the milk of these Genetically Modified animals. And if established then what is the period in which it establishes i.e.. More

  • Verse about 'ten breastfeedings' was abrogated Date: 3-1-2018

    Dear Brother. Assalaamu alaykum. I have two important questions on breastfeeding. 1. There is a hadith wherein ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, said, “There was in the Quran [an verse which stipulated that] ten [was the number of] breastfeedings which created the relationship of mahram, then this was abrogated [by another verse which.. More

  • Breastfeeding from female animals does not make two people Mahram to each other Date: 21-11-2017

    If an older or adult person or a person of any age or infant child or child of any age drinks the milk of any kind and type of haram animal which gives milk, i.e. monkey, cats etc, is the foster relationship through milk established by doing so? .. More

  • Suspicion that engaged cousins are siblings from breastfeeding Date: 16-1-2017

    I heard in my childhood that my mother breastfed my cousin (father's nephew). However, as we grew up, this rumor faded, and I have been engaged to that cousin and am likely to marry him in a few months. Now, I have seen thrice ina dream that I am marrying my brother. It put me in severe doubts and revived the rumor related to the breastfeeding. I asked.. More

  • 'Aa'ishah's view regarding breastfeeding adult Date: 15-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have come across some anti-Islam sites that allege that 'Aa'ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her, breastfed people who wanted to come in and see her. Could you please clarify this. I have read somewhere that she made her sister and daughter pour milk into a utensil and had people drink from that. Is that true? I also heard that.. More

  • Suckling child to join it to household Date: 19-9-2016

    Hello. My husband and I are planning to adopt a daughter, we already have a biological son who is 21 months old. I was unable to breastfeed my own son because I do not produce enough milk, so I doubt that I will be able to personally breastfeed the adopted child. So how else can I manage the Mahram (permanently unmarriageable) issue? Can I have my sister-in-l.. More

  • A baby who breastfed from a woman is a milk-sibling to all her children Date: 27-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My mother breastfed my oldest sister and this boy, Ally, together. So I believe they are brother and sister. I was born many many years after. Ally got married and has a daughter. I would like to marry Ally's daughter. Am I allowed to marry Ally's daughter given that her father shared milk with my sister? Thank you. .. More

  • Ruling on suckling wife's breasts for medical purposes Date: 5-12-2015

    Respected Mufti Sahab,Since i married ,my husband suckles me. Now when i have a baby, and i am producing milk. Along with my child my husband as usually suckle my breast and consumes milk as well. Although its bit hard duty but due to his rights towards me . I do not mind to let him . I have also noticed that since he is consuming my milk, his asthma.. More

  • Testimony of one woman confirms breastfeeding relationship according to some scholars Date: 1-12-2014

    My question is that I have a cousin who I wanted to marry but the problem is that my mother says I was breastfeeded by my cousin's mother. Now when I asked my cousin's mother she refuses and says she didn't breastfeed me. Now in such situation what should be done as girl's side say no milk was taken my boy baby, but boy's mother says milk was given(I.e.. More

  • She married her cousin who was breastfed by her mother only once Date: 25-8-2014

    My question is similar to Fatwa No : 83788...I got married to my cousin (his mother is my Fufu and my cousin is 6 years elder than me) in 2010 and i have 1year and two months a baby boy. The reason is that when my cousin at the age of three days old my real mother take own milk for drink to him only one time without permission of my aunt (fufu), but.. More

  • Ruling on establishing milk banks in Muslim countries Date: 29-7-2014

    Dear Brother We are group of volunteers consists of Law attorneys, gynecology, neonatologists, pediatrics, family physicians, nurses and social workers, worried about maternal and infant mortality rate in Pakistan because United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has notified that the biggest challenge for Pakistan, right now, is the high infant mortality.. More

  • Breastfeeding a child to make her a mahram to husband Date: 29-2-2012

    1 1)I adopted a child and she is 4 years old could it is possible my husbands nephew wife feed her milk(with spoon) so she become mahrram to my husband. 0.. More

  • A married sister breastfeeding her 6-month-old brother Date: 5-4-2011

    After child (boy) birth 6 month later her mother was dead. When no one can produce breast milk only can produce milk his elder sister. She is 25-26 years old woman.She is married woman. She has a child 5 years old. She doing start breastfeeding her own only one younger brother. What kind of relationship make between brother and sister ? .. More

  • Breastfeeding a two and a half year old child does not render him Mahram Date: 21-2-2011

    Assalaam Alaikum. there is a sister who is married but is unable to have children. she has adopted her husbands sisters son who is now 2 and a half yrs old. she knows that he cannot be her mahram after he reaches the age of puberty. can the child feed from her sisters (who is currently pregnant) milk and then become her mahram? .. More