A nursing mother observing Sawm

Question: I have a one-month old baby girl. Ramadaan came and I still breastfeed her. Is it permissible for me to offer Sawm (Fast) or should I break it?

Answer: If the breastfeeding woman fears any harm for herself if she breast-feeds her baby in Ramadaan, or fears any harm for her baby if she fasts and does not breastfeed her, then it is permissible for her to break her Sawm and she only has to make up for the days she has missed… read more here.

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