The Aoude family from "All-American Muslim" stars in the TLC reality docu-series.

Newlyweds expecting their first baby, Nader Aoude, 31 and Nawal Aoude, 24 are working to strike the right balance between their traditional Muslim roots and American culture.

As traditional as they are as a Muslim family – with Nawal wearing the traditional headscarf (or "hijab") ever since she was eight years old and also vowing to never physically touch another man who is not her husband—they have also integrated aspects of their American culture. As two strong-willed people, they intend on raising their newborn son their own way despite all of the cultural opinions thrown at them by various family members and friends. They have planned a conventional childbirth at a Detroit hospital, where Nawal works as a pediatric respiratory therapist. They're also attending childbirth classes – which is a bit of a cultural non sequitur since most of the Arab-American Muslim community do not typically participate in such.

Everything about their lives reflects their Muslim faith – as Nader prepares to speak the Muslim call to prayer in the ear of his newborn son immediately after his birth. It's a call to prayer and a call to a lifetime of faith and family that the Aoude's live by daily

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