Can Husband Drink Milk of Wife in Islam? Yes or No & Why?

It is completely haram and sinful act to drink milk from wife’s breast intentionally. The great Hanafi jurist, Imam al-Haskafi (may Allah have mercy on him) states:

“It (milk) is a part of a human being and to make use of it without a real need to do so is Haram.” (Radd al-Muhtar, 3/211)


Drinking milk from any woman’s breast makes one Mahram. A husband can playfully suck his wife’s breast in order to arouse her sexually and it is permitted according to Islamic Sharia. However, there is no wrong in fondling wife’s breasts, sucking with mouth.

Is Drinking My Wife’s Milk Halal?

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It is haram to drink one’s wife milk because it’s impure for the husband. Only a child can be benefited from mother’s milk, as outlined by the Faqaha. It is unlawful to take benefit from a human body is unlawful.

Benefits of Drinking Wife Milk

There is no health benefit for an adult to drink breast milk. It is only beneficial for infants. Cow milk, sheep milk is drinkable for human (according to Islamic Law) because it relives body pain and nutritious. Wife’s breast milk is only halal for her children.


Can I Let My Husband Drink My Breast Milk?

No, a wife cannot and should not let her husband drink her milk. It is prohibited in Islamic Sharia.

Can I Drink My Own Breast Milk?

Theirs is no clear reference in Islam for drinking own breastmilk. Anything taking from the body unnecessarily is discouraged. The mother’s milk is only be beneficial for the infant.

What Does Islam Say About Drinking Milk?

As we know that a husband cannot drink wife’s breastmilk and it is not beneficial for adult, the Prophet of Islam Hazrat Muhammad (SM) (Peace be upon him) said: “Cow milk has been bestowed to you. Milk of cow heals any pain and ache.”

Imam Ali (AS) said: “Drinking milk can heal any pain except death.” Elsewhere in his remarks, Imam Ali (AS) said: “Cow milk heals and acts as a medicine and drug.”

What Is the Dua for Drinking Milk?

Therefore, it is prohibited drinking wife’s milk, there’s no dua suggested for such sinful act. The Prophet (SM) said: When one of you eats food, he should say: “O Allah, bless us in it, and give us food (or nourishment) better than it. When he is given milk to drink, he should say: O Allah! bless us in it and give us more of it, for no food or drink satisfies like milk.”

Last Word

From the above statement it is clear that one should not drink wife’s breast milk. It is haram (strictly prohibited) and unlawful to drink wife’s breast milk. It’s only fruitful for a child to drink mother’s milk.


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