Over 1400 years ago, when a child was born, the Prophet (PBUH) made it his sunna…

Over 1400 years ago, when a child was born, the Prophet (PBUH) made it his sunnah to take a small part of a date and place it in his mouth. He would then chew it until it was soft and then rub it onto the palate of the new born baby. This is called Tahneek.

Today, BBC News has reported that “experts” have said – “A dose of sugar given as a gel rubbed into the inside of the cheek is a cheap and effective way to protect premature babies against brain damage”

This is why Muslims follow the sunnah of the messenger without questioning it. Science is only now discovering a tradition that was introduced 1400 years ago because Islam was and still is the forefront of development.

Link to the article –
‘Sugar gel’ helps premature babies
www.bbc.co.uk
A dose of sugar given as a gel is a cheap and effective way to protect premature babies against brain damage, say experts.

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