Answered by Wajihah Gregor
My friend is currently pregnant. She asked me to find out if she is allowed to breastfeed infront of her mother, sister and sister in law as her breasts will be exposed infront of them.
She would like to know if she can breastfeed in front her brother and dad. How much is she expected to cover up?
In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful
Asalaamu 'Alaikum wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu -
Your friend may breastfeed in front of the ladies in her family and the male mahrams (un-marriageable kin), like her brother and father in question.
However, modesty dictates that she wear a large scarf while breastfeeding to conceal her chest in the presence of others, especially the men.
For a complete overview on the issue of covering one's nudity, please visit the following link:
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