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My baby is about one month old and is only 20% breastfed because my milk is very little; the rest of what he needs is given by means of artificial milk. I am living in a country where the hours of fasting are approximately seventeen hours. What is the ruling on fasting in my case?
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Praise be to Allah
I put this question to our shaykh, ‘Abd ar-Rahmaan al-Barraak (may Allah preserve him) and he said:
She may break the fast and make it up on short days. End quote.
Please see also the answer to question no. 49794
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