74 fatwas

  • Preventing wife from having children Date: 27-3-2004

    Has my husband the right to tell me I am not allowed to have another baby? We have four children I have had two miscarriages this year. My husband says no more and I really want another baby. Please reply. .. More

  • Family planning methods Date: 13-3-2004

    I wish to know all acceptable family planning methods. .. More

  • Wants to prevent additional children Date: 13-3-2004

    My wife is 42 and in no shape to have any more children after just having our second one about 3 weeks ago. I am concerned about her health as it relates to having more children. What options do I have within the bounds of Shariah to prevent another childbirth?.. More

  • Use of a condom Date: 25-2-2004

    Is it permitted to use condom?.. More

  • Doctor performs female sterilization Date: 30-6-2003

    I am a doctor in a western country. Part of my job is to do female sterilization for their patients. What is the Islamic opinion on this?.. More

  • Fearful of having children for medical reasons Date: 2-2-2003

    I have 2 kids (boys) with Sickle cell Disease ( blood Disease). Now I’m not sure if I need to get another child who may suffer with the same disease. I belive and I’m sure all things are from our Great Creator "God", but this effects all the family in different way directly or in directly. Please advice... More

  • Wants to avoid pregnancy due to serious medical problems Date: 27-11-2002

    My wife is 30 year old suffering from asthma and running nose. She also has poor eyesight due to macular degeneration. We have two children and is expecting 3rd. one in may 2003. Is it permissible for her to stop pregnancy on a permanent basis because it is very difficult for her to give proper attention to them as she is bedridden and very tired when.. More

  • Needs to avoid future pregnancies Date: 15-9-2002

    I would like to ask about very unusual situation, I hope you can guide me for sake of Allah. It is very important for me and for my family1) We have 4 children, 5th will be born next week Insha Allâh. First two babies born with normal birth.2) Our last two children were born with cesarean.3) 5th one will be born next week with cesarean also Insha Allâh.4).. More

  • Reversal of vasectomy Date: 17-8-2002

    Is "reversal vasectomy" Halal or Haram?.. More

  • Marrying young and wants to delay having a child for one year Date: 17-7-2002

    A friend is getting married in one month. His fiancé is only 16 years old. He would like to know it because of her age he can wait before having child, not more 6 months or 1 year only. He would like to have sex with his wife. Can he delay a child for 1 year or not?.. More

  • Wife wants more children, husband doesn't Date: 9-7-2002

    What is the ruling where the husband has 2 kids and insists on using birth control so his wife will not become pregnant but she wants another child?.. More

  • Request for family planning Date: 7-7-2002

    Regarding my wife when she had her first child she stayed in hospital nearly 7 months and ill all that time in very bad condition. On the birth of the second child she was sick continuously again for the same period. Can we have family planning because there is no body who can take care of both children and I am working also and there is no one to take.. More

  • Use of condoms and oral contraceptives Date: 25-5-2002

    What are you opinion in use condom and oral contraceptives?.. More

  • Operation to prevent pregnancy Date: 15-5-2002

    My friend has eight children and she is pregnant. She is suffering from Dawali in her legs and she found it hard to serve more kids. She was asking me if she can have an operation to stop becoming pregnant and because I cannot have children yet. So I told her that kids are wonderful and Allah (SWT) will reward her for having educated Muslim kids. Later.. More

  • Birth control in Islam Date: 30-4-2002

    I am a newly married man. This phase of my life started just three months ago. My wife and I have some differences in the matter of family planning. It started from the very first night. The first question she asked me was how many children I need? She informed me that she made plan not to be pregnant in first six months and she refused to have sexual.. More