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is it halal or haram husband drinking wife's breast milk

asked 1512 samshayam's gravatar image

Imame Ahle Sunnat Azimul Barkat Aalahazrat radiallaho anhu ne farmaya "Sohbat ke waqt apni biwi ke pistan (Stan) muh me lena jaiz hai, balki nek niyat se ho to sawab ki ummid hai. Agar Aurat dudhwali ho to chusna na chahiye jisse dudh halak me chala jaye aur agar muh me aa jaye aur halak me na jane de to harj nahi, ki aurat ka dudh haram hai, Najis nahi" (Fatwa-E-Razviya Jild 9 Safa 72)

ENGLISH TRANSLATION Narrated Imam Ahle Sunnat Azimul Barkat Aalahazrat Radiallaho: While copulating, it is permissible for husband to take wife's nipple in mouth. And if it is done with good intention then there chance of getting reward/ blessing. And If woman bears milk then husband should not suck it to enter the milk into the throat (halak). And if it comes under mouth but not enter throat then it doesn't matter as wife milk is haraam but not ritually impure/unclean. (Fatwa-e- Razviya, volume 9, page 72)

answered 1.1k11042 Irfan%20Alam's gravatar image

During the life-time of the Prophet’s Companions (may Allah be pleased with them all) it happened that one of the Companions was making love with his wife, and in the course of love-making he (the Companion) sucked her breasts to the extent that some of the milk reached his stomach. Following that, the Companion went to Abu Musa Al-Ashari (may Allah be pleased with him) and asked him about the ruling. Replying the man, Abu-Musa Al-Ashari said that the man’s wife had become forbidden for him. (i.e., like his mother)

After that, the man went to ask Abdullah Ibn Masud (may Allah be pleased with him) about the same ruling and Ibn Masud stated that there was nothing wrong with what happened. Ibn Masud backed his argument by citing the Prophetic hadith, which clearly states that suckling is confined only to the two earlier years of a child. Ibn Mas`ud cited this Qur’anic verse: 'Mothers shall suckle their children for two whole years; (that is) for those who wish to complete the suckling…' (Al-Baqarah: 233)

The apparent meaning of the aforementioned verse is that the suckling, which may act as a cause of prohibition, is confined to the suckling during the first two years. . AFTER THE ELAPSE OF THE FIRST TWO YEARS, SUCKLING IS NO LONGER A CAUSE OF PROHIBITION. Allah knows best

answered 1.6k315 sadie's gravatar image

I like the above answer.

answered 10 moegreenjr's gravatar image

No husband can not drink wife milk

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answered 0 taiseer's gravatar image

i also want clear answer this and above question.some month or situation baby unwant milk that time husband drink breast milk allowed or not

answered 21323 Ahamedali's gravatar image

In the name of Allāh, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalāmu ῾alaykum wa Rahmatullāhi Wabarakātuh

It is prohibited for the husband to drink the wife’s breast milk. However, that does not invalidate the Nikah. You should make taubah and Istighfar for your sinful act and resolve never to repeat that in future. And Allāh Ta῾āla knows best Wassalāmu ῾alaykum Mufti Ebrahim Desai Dārul Iftā, Madrasah In῾āmiyyah

(Nov 15 '13 at 03:17) abyadgirl abyadgirl's gravatar image

Sister please give proofs from Qur'an and Authenticated Sunnah .

(Nov 15 '13 at 04:37) sadie ♦ sadie's gravatar image

have you read the above answers ?

(Nov 15 '13 at 05:29) sadie ♦ sadie's gravatar image

What is the ruling on drinking one’s wife’s milk?


My wife is currently feeding our newborn child. During sex, I drank her milk. Is her milk halal for me?

Praise be to Allaah.

Before answering this question, we must explain some important points about the rulings (ahkaam) concerning breastfeeding (al-radaa’).

1. Breastfeeding is proven in the Qur’aan and Sunnah, and by ijmaa’ (scholarly consensus).

Qur’aan: Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “… your foster mothers who gave you suck, your foster milk suckling sisters…” [al-Nisa’ 4:23].

Sunnah: Ibn ‘Abbaas reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “What is forbidden by radaa’ (suckling or breastfeeding) is the same as what is forbidden by nasab (lineage).” (Agreed upon; al-Bukhaari, Muslim, 1444).

Ijmaa’: The scholars agree that the effect of radaa’ (breastfeeding) prohibits marriage and creates the relationship of mahram, and permits seeing and being alone (with the people to whom one is related through radaa’).

2. For breastfeeding to have the effect of transmitting its benefits from the nursing woman to the child suckled, it must meet certain conditions, which are:

The breastfeeding must happen within the first two years of the child’s life, because Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “The mothers shall give suck to their children for two whole years, (that is) for those (parents) who desire to complete the term of suckling…” [al-Baqarah 2:233].

The number of breastfeedings must total the known five feeds, in which the child eats his fill as if eating and drinking. If the child leaves the breast for a reason, such as to take a breath or to switch from one breast to the other, this (i.e., each separate time the child latches on) is not counted as one breastfeeding. This is the opinion of al-Shaafa’i, and the opinion favoured by Ibn al-Qayyim. The definition of rad’ah (one breastfeeding) is when the child sucks at the breast and drinks until the milk enters his stomach, then he leaves the breast of his own accord. The evidence for the number five (number of breastfeedings) is the report from ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her) who said: “There was in the Qur’aan [an aayah which stipulated that] ten [was the number of] breastfeedings which created the relationship of mahram, then this was abrogated [by another aayah which stipulated] five. The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) died and [the aayah which stipulated five] was still being recited as part of the Qur’aan.” (Reported by Muslim, 1452). In other words, the abrogation came so late that when the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) died, some people had not yet heard that this aayah had been abrogated, but when they heard that it had been abrogated, they stopped reciting it, and agreed that it should not be recited, although the ruling mentioned in the aayah remained in effect. This is an abrogation of the recitation without abrogation of the ruling, which is one type of abrogation. Having understood this, breastfeeding after the first two years does not create any relationship of mahram. This is the opinion of the majority of scholars, and among the references which they quote is the aayah cited above, along with the hadeeth of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him): “Nothing of breastfeeding creates the relationship of mahram except what fills the stomach to bursting point, before (the age of) weaning.” Reported by al-Tirmidhi. (No. 1152), who said: This is a hasan saheeh hadeeth. The application of this according to the scholars among the Companions of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and others is that breastfeeding does not create the relationship of mahram except when it is within the first two years, and anything after the first two whole years does not create any such relationship.”

There are some other reports from the Sahaabah, such as that narrated from Abu ‘Atiyah al-Waadi’i, who said: “A man came to Ibn Mas’ood and said: ‘My wife was with me and her breasts were full of milk (she was engorged). I began to suck it and spit it out. Then I came to Abu Moosa.’ He (Ibn Mas’ood) said, ‘What did you tell him?’ So he (Abu Moosa) told him what he had told him. Then Ibn Mas’ood stood up, took the man’s hand (and said), ‘Do you think this is an infant? Breastfeeding is what produces the growth of flesh and blood.’ Abu Moosa said: ‘Do not ask me anything when this scholar is among you.’” (Reported by ‘Abd al-Razzaaq in al-Musannaf, 7/463, no. 13895).

In al-Muwatta’ (2/603), Maalik reported that Ibn ‘Umar said: “There is no breastfeeding except for the one who is breastfed in infancy; there is no breastfeeding for one who is grown up.” Its isnaad is saheeh.

Maalik also reported in al-Muwatta’ that ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Dinar said: “A man came to ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Umar when I was with him in the court-house, asking him about breastfeeding one who is grown up. ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Umar said: ‘A man came to ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab and said, “I have a slave-girl with whom I used to have sexual relations, and my wife went to her and gave her her milk, then when I went to her, she said, ‘Stop, by Allaah I have given her my milk.’” ‘Umar said, “Punish her (your wife), and (continue to) go to your slave-girl, for (the ruling on) breastfeeding only applies to breastfeeding of infants.”’” Its isnaad is saheeh.

From this is it clear that drinking one’s wife’s milk has no effect and does not create the relationship of mahram. Ibn Qudaamah said in al-Mughni (9/201): “One of the conditions of breastfeeding creating the relationship of mahram is that it should be within the first two years. This is the opinion of most of the scholars. Something like this was narrated from ‘Umar, ‘Ali, Ibn ‘Umar, Ibn Mas’ood, Ibn ‘Abbaas, Abu Hurayrah and the wives of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), apart from ‘Aa’ishah. It was also the opinion of al-Shi’bi, Ibn Shubrumah, al-Oozaa’i, al-Shaafa’i, Ishaaq, Abu Yoosuf, Muhammad, and Abu Thawr, and was narrated in one report from Maalik.

On the basis of the above, drinking one’s wife’s milk has no effect, but it is better to avoid it.

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen was asked about this matter, and he replied: Breastfeeding a grown-up has no effect, because the breastfeeding which has an effect (of creating the relationship of mahram) is that which consists of five feedings or more within the first two years, before weaning. On this basis, if it happened that someone breastfed from his wife or drank her milk, he does not become her son.

Fataawa Islamiyah, 3/338. And Allaah knows best. Islam Q&A Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid

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edited Apr 09 at 13:51

Only anal sx is clearly haram. The rest are under amiguity due to difference of opinon so canot be taken as haram.

answered 8638 abdul_wasay's gravatar image

AbyaDs comment is correct

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