Miscellaneous Rulings

Question 118: In order to carry out the meaning of the 233rd verse of chapter Baqarah, mothers are advised to breastfeed their babies for two years. Is the mother responsible if, without any reason, does not give this right to her baby?

Answer: Necessity of performing this action is not derived from the verse.

Question 119: Is it permissible to preserve a fetus in a glass bottle in order to teach medicine?

Answer: It must be buried, but it is permissible if there is a necessity, for example the medical needs of the country are dependant on it.