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Blood siblings of milk child

Fatwaa ID: 1284

Aslm respected mufti saheb

If a lady breastfed her nephew A he becomes a milk brother to her children

Does this mean that child A’s blood siblings also become milk siblings to their aunts children?

Jazakallah khair

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

No. The biological siblings of a milk child do not become milk siblings or mahrams to the children of the lady that breastfed the child. The foster mother herself does not become mahram to the siblings of the milk child. The foster relationship is only effected between the milk child and foster mother and her family. It does not extend to the family of the milk child.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

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