Fatwa: # 14840
Category: Marriage
Country: Pakistan
Date: 24th January 2007


Her mother fed me her (milk) in my child hood. now i want to know can i marry with her by islamic order


I want to ask a question related my marriage, I love a girl, she is my cousin in relation, But the problem which i want to discuss is that Her mother fed me her (milk) in my child hood. now i want to know can i marry with her by islamic order ??


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

If the girl’s mother breast fed you, then she is your foster mother and her daughter is your foster sister. You cannot marry her.

And Allah knows best


Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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