77 fatwas

  • Using contraceptives until she decides whether to continue in the marriage or not Date: 21-2-2012

    I am a married woman and there are many problems between my husband and I, which I fear might lead to divorce. Does this allow me to use contraceptives in order not to make matters more complicated if we have children, especially since I do not feel secure or tranquil with him until now, and he also does not financially maintain me... More

  • Wants to take birth control shots before getting married Date: 23-1-2012

    Is it a sin if a woman takes birth control shorts before she gets married without informing her fiancé who may want to have a child soon after marriage .. More

  • Delaying pregnancy because of memorizing Quran Date: 5-5-2011

    I am newly married. I have made a schedule for me and my wife to memorize the Noble Quran over a period of one and a half years. What is the ruling on delaying pregnancy during this period in order to memorize the Quran? Pregnancy and its pains may affect my wife’s capacity to memorize. .. More

  • Condoms and periodic abstinence Date: 10-3-2011

    Is it permissible for me to take birth control pills to avoid pregnancy or use condoms for a specific period so as to prevent pregnancy? Are there any other contraceptives to postpone pregnancy?.. More

  • Using enhanced pleasure condoms Date: 3-1-2011

    S/A...I have two questions which are very explicit I apologize but I feel they are important for me and other muslims will benefit inshaAllah Jazakum Allah khair. Firstly, is it ok for my husband to use condoms that have enhancments on it such as condoms that are ribbed, vibrating rims, and/or pleasure enhancing lubricants? My second Question is regarding.. More

  • Wants to have vasectomy to avoid having disabled children Date: 27-4-2010

    my situation is that i have 3 children of which 2 are disabled and have been told by doctors that there is a 75% chance of any future children being disabled. so am i allowed in islam to have a vasectomy... More

  • Needs IVF to have more children after carrying permanent birth control Date: 1-3-2010

    One of my friend's wife undergone three scissorions(operations)to deliver her three kids. Because of her health, doctor told her to do sterilization (stopping pregnancy). His wife undergone the sterilization treatment(which is called family planning). After that they lost one of their kids. But they wants to have a baby now. since they have undergone.. More

  • Delaying having children until finishing studies Date: 28-2-2010

    Assalamu Alaykum My name is Khalid , I live in USA. I have a question which am finding hard to get straight forward answer. I am getting married (Insha Allah) this year, my fiancée and I are both college students. We agreed to that she uses pills to avoid getting pregnant, since it will be hard for both of us especially her to rise a child & go.. More

  • Using birth control to avoid a hereditary disease Date: 17-8-2009

    Bismillah rahmane rahima Im a mother of 2 kids with rénale tubullaire acidose. My son is almost 5 years and my daughter is one year. But the fonction normally you cannot see that they're sick. They are like other kids but they have to take only medecine forever. I have also the same desease as my kids and my brother to. We have to take medecine all.. More

  • Afraid to have children due to her childhood bad experience Date: 28-7-2009

    i fear to hav children because i am scared of my husband loving my child more than.i was sexually abused by my father when i was a child and was deprived of any parental care and love and feel like that i want some1 to just love me alone.moreover i am also scared that my husband might be drawn to my daughter to make the same mistake my father did.can.. More

  • Wants permanent birth control to take care of a physically challenged child Date: 18-3-2009

    Assalamualaikum! Me and my wife have Allhumdulliah been blessed with 4 children out of which one is specially challenged. In these circumstanses we do not want to have another child as the specially challenged child has certain cardio birth defects and requires time to take care . Is it premissable in these circumstances to do irreversable birth control... More

  • Wants to stop having more children to serve his religion Date: 11-2-2009

    salaams.I want to spend my time in the path of allaah as much as possible like dawaah,social activities,etc.Alhamdulillaah,I have all we need in this capitalist world from money,status,Job,good wife,2 kids with a busy life and good health.I live in UK and dont have much social support personally.I am hesitating for more children as that would definitely.. More

  • Her husband refuses to sleep with her unless he wears a condom Date: 11-5-2008

    my husband refuses to sleep with me unless he wears a condom, and if i say no he says he can understand why men choose to have more than one wife and if he ends up being unfaithful i will only have myself to blame. is this right?.. More

  • Wife poking a hole in the condom to get pregnant against husband’s will Date: 15-11-2007

    Salam. I am sorry for this question but I just want to know if it is ok. Is it permissable for the wife to cut or poke a hole through the condom for the wife to become pregnant since her husband does not want the wife to be pregnant now?? Is this allowable in islam; I don't think so. Is this considered disrespecting the husband since he will not know.. More

  • Her husband prevents her from having children because she is thin Date: 11-11-2007

    Salam Alaykom. IS it right for my husband not to let me get pregnant just because I am very skinny?? I weigh like 105 pounds and he says I can't get pregnant unless I gain like 20 pounds. It is a little hard for me to gain that much and I am saddened by him telling me I have to gain a certain weight. I also want to mention that sometimes my husband.. More