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The Islamic Perspective on Breastfeeding and Fasting During Ramadan

Are you currently breastfeeding and aren’t sure whether you are exempt from fasting during the month of Ramadan or not? We’ve put together a list of some of your most common questions to save you from googling around for the correct answer.  Please note, it is best to seek advice from a scholar from your […]

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The Islamic Perspective on Miscarriage and Baby Loss

You may be reading this as you have recently suffered a miscarriage or still birth and you aren’t sure what your next steps should be according to Islam. ILWIR for the loss of your child and we extend our deepest sympathies.  A miscarriage (early-term pregnancy loss) occurs in ¼ of all pregnant women and occurs […]

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Essential Items for the Transition from One Child to Two

About the author: Suhayla is one of the primary content creators and contributors for the MMM team. When she’s not writing for us, she’s busy being a Mama to two young children and also is a pharmacist in one of London’s NHS Trusts. She particularly enjoys writing about islamic parenting, promoting wellbeing for mums and […]

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What You Need To Know About Lactation Cookies and Breastfeeding

When you had your little one, you probably had mums, aunties, cousins, cousins of a cousin in-laws, friends etc advising you what to eat to produce more milk. You may have heard a combination of the following: methi (fenugreek), haldi (turmeric), warm drinks, no potatoes, lots of spinach, fennel – you know the drill. But […]

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7 Reasons Why Formula Feeding is Great

“Breast is best” is something you’ve probably heard again and again throughout your pregnancy, once the baby is born, and even before you’ve conceived! It’s automatically assumed that you’ll be breastfeeding the baby right off the bat and if you say otherwise, cue shocked faces. Not to mention, the guilt you may feel when you […]

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Six Hacks For Exclusively Pumping

One of our favourite writers, HK, returns to tell us about how she turned to exclusively pumping when she wasn’t able to breastfeed her little one. Here are her tips on how she did it, what she used, and how to cope. From someone who was unable to breastfeed for numerous reasons, but really wished […]

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The Ten Untold Truths of Breastfeeding

About the author: Suhayla is one of the primary content creators and contributors for the MMM team. When she’s not writing for us, she’s busy being a Mama to two young children and also is a pharmacist in one of London’s NHS Trusts. She particularly enjoys writing about Islamic parenting, promoting wellbeing for mums and is […]

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Let’s Talk: Hyperemesis Gravidarum

You may be familiar with morning sickness where you experience nausea and vomiting for the first 12 weeks. In fact, around 80% of all pregnant women will be familiar with morning sickness. Unfortunately for some women, Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is a rare condition that involves severe vomiting and nausea, much more so than even the […]

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5 Tips on How to Cope With Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Hyperemesis Gravidarum is no joke and historically was a fatal pregnancy complication. Thankfully, there is more research and support for women now who are going through this debilitating condition. One mum, HK, has written about her tips on how she lived with HG through her entire pregnancy. Once you see that positive pregnancy test, your […]

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Can I Get The COVID-19 Vaccine If I’m Pregnant, Breastfeeding, or Trying?

Although things may not be peachy when it comes to the coronavirus situation right now, there was collectively a big sigh of relief when the first COVID-19 vaccination was released. Unfortunately, the vaccination was initially not encouraged for those who were pregnant, trying to conceive, or breastfeeding. There has now been a U-turn in the […]