Episode 1-2 Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Halima al-Sa’diyyah (the fortunate)

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Halima al-Sa’diyyah (the fortunate)

It was the custom among the Arab nobility to send their young with wet nurses who came to Mecca to take children and raise them in the desert. This strengthened their bodies and made them resilient, as well as perfected their Arabic.

When the wet nurses came to Mecca, they all rushed to obtain a child from a prosperous family who would be able to pay the fees. Each woman selected the child she desired, except Halima al-Sa’diyyah (the fortunate).

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