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"I refrained from narrating this Hadith......"

Actually the matter is simple the hadith appears in a Chapter entitled "Breastfeeding an adult" and the sentence before quoting this hadith says: المقصود بالرضاعة هنا أن تفرغ المرأة لبنها في إناء ...
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Is there any age limit on breastfeeding child?

The context of the hadith is that under Islamic law, consuming human milk causes a foster relationship to be established between the consumer and producer of the milk. It means that a wet nurse is ...
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Feeding breastmilk purchased from store

This would create uncertainty in mahram relationships as a child would feed on the milk of multiple anonymous women, and a woman's milk will be consumed by multiple anonymous children, making it ...
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Who were the Prophet's siblings through nursing?

The foster siblings of the prophet () were: Hamzah ibn 'abd al-Muttalib حمزة بن عبد المطلب () as we have an evidence in the sunnah saying: The Prophet (ﷺ) said about Hamza's daughter, "I am not ...
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Is it permissible for him to marry the younger sister of his foster sister?

Is it permissible for him to marry the younger sister of his foster sister? No. The prohibition is clearly mentioned in the following verse: [4:23] Prohibited to you [for marriage] are your mothers, ...
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If my mother breastfed my aunt once, would that turn her into my sister from rida'a? and their children become my mahrem or not?

There is disagreement on the number of times that breastfeeding must occur for it to be counted. The majority considers once to be sufficient. See Marrying a man whose mother breast feeded only once ...
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Is breastfeeding optional in Islam?

Yes, if the infant needs to be breastfed then breast milk must be provided for him. It says in al-Mawsoo’ah al-Fiqhiyyah (22/239): There is no difference of opinion among the fuqaha’ that it is ...
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Marrying a man whose mother breast feeded only once to the girl

Even a single suckling will establish mahram relationships because the Quran has mentioned it in general terms and not put any requirement of quantity or repetition: حرمت عليكم ... وأمهاتكم اللاتي ...
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Are there any rulings or conditions on the choice of a foster mother?

It is disapproved to choose a wet nurse who is not Muslim or who has a questionable character. Breastfeeding creates bonding between the woman and the child. If the wet nurse is non-muslim then it is ...
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Marriage between brother and sister of two foster siblings

Well if i understood you well woman A and woman B breastfed each others elder son. So this son's are both considered as son's of each of the women. But this doesn't apply for their brothers or sisters....
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