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A case report on blood in breastmilk: safety issues and Islamic ruling

Jamani, Nurjasmine Aida and Mohamad, Hasbullah (2018) A case report on blood in breastmilk: safety issues and Islamic ruling. The International Medical Journal of Malaysia, 17 (Special Issue 1). pp. 125-129. ISSN 1823-4631

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Abstract

This case study demonstrates a 33-year old nursing mother who had noticed that her breastmilk had traces of blood giving the appearance of a strawberry coloured milk while expressing for her infant. This is an uncommon encounter but important issue to raise concern among Muslim nursing mothers in terms of medical safety and Islamic ruling of the standpoint of legal theorists (usul al-fiqh) and legal maxim (qawai’id fiqhiyyah).

Item Type: Article (Case Report)
Additional Information: 5696/60582
Uncontrolled Keywords: blood, breast milk, breastfeeding, Islamic ruling on blood-tinged breastmilk, usul al fiqh
Subjects: R Medicine > RB Pathology
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ245 Pediatric Nursing
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: Dr Nurjasmine Aida Jamani
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2017 01:02
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 09:27
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/60582

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