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Yes it is permissible if the child still needs to be breastfed but it should not take long after two years.


Bismihi ta'ala

As long as the infant child you are currently breastfeeding has not reached the age of weaning, then there is no shar'i problem in continuing to breastfeed the baby.

Of course, you should consult your doctor and ask if continuing to breastfeed while pregnant will make you weak, or bring about any other problems. 

And Allah knows best.

Bismihi ta'ala 

Our esteemed Maraji' have different verdicts on this matter, and hence each individual must refer back to his/her Marja' for their fatwa. 

In the case of Grand Ayatullah Seyid Sistani, his view is that according to obligatory precaution it is impermissible. 

And Allah knows best. 

In the name of Allah

The answer is Yes.

When You breastfeed someone else's child (with all the conditions that will be mentioned below) That child is basically like a child of Your own. So he/she will be Mahram to:

  • You (Breastfeeding mother), your parents, your grandparents and so on, your siblings, your aunts and uncles.
  • Your husband (Breastfeeding Father), his parents, his grandparents and so on, his siblings, his aunts and uncles.
  • Your Children (current and future), your grandchildren and so on.

But what are the conditions for breastfeeding to result in Mharamiyyat?

1. The child should suck the milk from the breast. So if the milk is poured into the child's mouth, it doesn't count.

2. The child should be under two years of age.

3. The milk should be the result of a Halal relationship.

4. The Child should not throw up the milk. If so, it doesn't count.

5. The quantity or duration of breastfeeding should be either of these:

  • Enough so that his/her body would grow due to that milk.
    (Grow: muscles/meat are created or bones will be strengthened)
  • 15 times in a row. (without any other food or milk from another woman)
  • 24 hours straight. (without any other food or milk from another woman)