Category: Purity (Tahaarah)
Fatwa#: 23818
Asked Country: Pakistan

Answered Date: Oct 30,2018

Title: Breastfeeding after intimacy


is breastfeeding is allowed after intercourse without wazu or not ?


In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

It is permissible to breastfeed one’s child after engaging in intimacy with one’s husband prior to performing wudhu or ghusl. It is however advisable that one performs wudhu before breastfeeding[1].


And Allaah Ta’aala Knows Best.

Muajul I. Chowdhury

Student, Darul Iftaa

Astoria, New York, USA


Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



[1] بدائع الصنائع في ترتيب الشرائع (1/ 38) 

وإن أراد أن يأكل، أو يشرب فينبغي أن يتمضمض، ويغسل يديه. ثم يأكل، ويشرب، لأن الجنابة حلت الفم


تبيين الحقائق شرح كنز الدقائق (1/ 274)

وإن أراد أن يأكل فينبغي أن يتمضمض ويغسل يديه ، ثم يأكل ويشرب لأن الجنابة حلت الفم


سنن أبي داود (1/ 160)

224 - حدثنا مسدد، حدثنا يحيى، حدثنا شعبة، عن الحكم، عن إبراهيم، عن الأسود عن عائشة: أن النبي - صلى الله عليه وسلم - كان إذا أراد أن يأكل أو ينام توضأ؛ تعني وهو جنب


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