Is Drinking the Breast Milk of My Wife Problematic?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I get intimate with my wife and in the process, some of her milk goes into my mouth. Does this make our relationship to be tampered? Answer: Assalam alaykum This will not affect your relationship. Drinking the breast milk of a woman only establishes kinship when it is done […]

Adoption and Creating a Mahram Relationship Through Nursing

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: Please shed some light on adoption and mahram. My father was adopted and when he was 7yrs old, his mother (the who adopted him) conceived and gave my father some of her breast milk with a spoon. Would that make my father her mahram? Also would that make our […]

Accidental Ingestion of Breast Milk and The Rulings that Result from Breastfeeding

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: There is an issue and we need your kind knowledge and advice on it. One of my good friend’s son accidentally drank my wife’s breast milk, from the bottle. My wife did see him drinking it, but we are not sure how much he drank. What are the […]

Should I Use Breast Milk or Formula?

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: Is it ok to use powdered breast milk instead of breastfeeding? Answer: Assalaamu alaikum warahmatu Allah, Whether a baby should be given breast milk or formula is a decision made between the parents. Experts agree upon the benefits of breast milk and that it is a superior form of […]

Can a Woman Use Medication to Produce Breast Milk & Establish Nursing Relations?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: If a woman takes medication to produce breast milk, and then breastfeeds an unrelated baby, are nursing relations between her and the child established in terms of marriage, Hijab, etc, and between her husband and the child? Furthermore, can a couple who are unable to have children or […]