125 fatwas

  • Breast-feeding and fasting Date: 11-12-2001

    I have a 7 month old baby whom I breastfeed. Since I started fasting the milk started to go and every time that I breastfeed I feel dizzy so I just stay in bed all day long I would like to know if it is a good enough reason to stop fasting and to make up those missed days after I stop breastfeeding. .. More

  • Asthma and fasting Date: 23-1-2001

    My mother suffers from asthmatic health problem. This causes diffulties in fasting. Is she allowed to use the inhaler which contains medicine? Would this nullify her fast? .. More

  • Taking Medication and Fasting Date: 1-1-2000

    I have a medical condition Narcolepsy. If I don't take medication in the morning I cannot get out of bed and will sleep most of the day until I take it. Can I take the medication in the morning and continue to fast? Once I take these pills, I have not other ailment that would keep me from being able to fast, and I am not of poor health. I am 29 years.. More

  • Traveler ending his fast Date: 17-12-1999

    At which time should the passenger end his fast? .. More

  • Fasting during Ramadan while pregnant Date: 9-11-1999

    Assalamu-Alaikum! I am currently 5 months pregnant. I wish to know if I am to observe fast during the Holy Month of Ramadhan? I have asked several sisters and they give a different answer. I have looked both in the Qur'an and in Sahih Al-Bukhari but am unable to find anything definite. If I am not supposed to observe fast for the health of the baby,.. More