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Fayrouz Essawy, MD, IBCLC

Amal El Taweel, MD, PHD, IBCLC, FABM

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Learning Birth & Beyond Online Symposium 2022
  • Country: Egypt

I am Dr. Fayrouz Essawy, pediatrician, neonatology consultant, an international board-certified lactation consultant, Neonatology Egyptian fellowship trainer, a baby friendly health initiative coordinator and Associate alumni, Harvard medical school I work as a neonatologist in El Mounira NICU In 2016, I joined the LCCC course as a trainer, lecturer and course developer to train and qualify the medical team for IBCLC certification under the auspices of ELCA along with my work as a lactation consultant and a baby Friendly Coordinator and Trainer for a 20-hour course since 2019 in Rofayda maternity Hospital And I become a Neonatology Egyptian Fellowship trainer in 2020 I Got a Training, Egypt TOT (Training of Trainers), Harvard Medical School 2020 And, Research Training for Egyptian Researchers, Harvard Medical School 2021. I am a member of the Egyptian Society of Pediatrics, the Egyptian lactation consultant association (ELCA), the academy of breastfeeding medicine (ABM) and the international lactation consultant Association (ILCA)

I am Dr. Amal El Taweel and I am a graduate of Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, class of 1986. I obtained Masters of Pediatrics in 1992 from Faculty of Medicine, Cairo university, and Doctorate of Pediatrics from Al Azhar university in 2002. I became an IBCLC in 2003. Since 2004 I have been providing a pre-exam course for the Egyptian Lactation Consultants' Association of which I am a board member, treasurer and education coordinator. I am also a member of the Advisory committee of IBFAN Arab world since 2012. I am a member of ILCA since 2008 and a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) since 2009. I became a fellow and Board member of ABM in 2021.

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Breastfeeding in the Light of Islamic Law
Breastfeeding is one of the matters that Islamic Sharia has given great importance. This is due to its importance and the fact that it replaces lineage in several matters, and the provisions of breastfeeding are many, including those related to the nursing mother and what pertains to the infant, as well as those related to and consequent on the milk itself. The provisions of breastfeeding in Islam are many, including the provisions of fasting for a nursing mother and the mother’s right to receive the reward for breastfeeding her child, in the event that she is divorced, or revocable and her waiting period has expired, or if she is in the waiting period of death. Also Islam fully supports adoption and encourages sponsoring orphans, rearing them, treating them kindly and seeing to their needs and interests. But adoption in Islamic law has rules and conditions that must be adhered to. there are some differences between Islam and the present system in other cultures, when we come to the implications and legal consequences of adoption. The rules come directly from the Quran, which gives specific rules about the legal relationship between a child and his/her adoptive family. Muslim women who adopt children may try to breastfeed these children in accordance with the provisions of Islamic Shariah law, which is to breastfeed the infant from three to five full feedings or more when the child is less than two years old.
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