Fatwa ID: 06199
Answered by: Alimah Zakiratul Hoque
Can a man drink his wife’s breast milk through a bottle if he believes it might help cure his cancer?
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
No, a man cannot drink his wife’s breast milk, even if he believes it could help cure his cancer.
As is written in Raddul Mukhtar:
لا يجوز الانتفاع به للتّداوي
“It is not permissible to benefit from it for medicinal purposes” (Raddul Mukhtar, Vol 9, Pg 38)
Only Allah knows best.
Written by Alimah Zakiratul Hoque
Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah
Darul Ifta Birmingham