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  • Ruling on Performing Copper-T Intrauterine Device Insertion in Patients

    Assalaamualai kum sir, l am a gynaecologist in India where most of the population is non Muslim...i m posted in a hospital as a resident gynaecologist where my seniors ask me to perform Copper T insertion in patients which is a temporary method of contraception but it's mechanism of action is that it prevents implantation of an already formed zygote.. More

  • Temporary Birth Control Can Be Permissible

    Assalamualikum, is it sinful if one does not have children because of very small income? What I want to say is that his salary can only support one child, so if he doesn't have another child because he would not be able to support the another child then is this person sinful? Please clarify this with as many evidences from Quran and Sunnah. .. More

  • Using Dotted, Ribbed, and Spiked Condoms

    Salam, Are different kind of high textured condoms such as dotted,ribbed,spiked condoms designed to create sensation artificially permissible? dotted condoms are being used commonly in our country. Probably, many muslims use it. .. More

  • Husband has no right to deny wife her right to have children

    Assalaamu alaykum. A man had seven children out of wedlock and then repented and got married and now has one child with his wife, and she wants more, but he tells his wife that he does not want to have more children with her because he already has a lot of children (out of wedlock). He said that she can raise his other children if she wants more children... More

  • Married couple deciding not to have children

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Say a husband and wife do not want any children and believe that it would make their marriage less happy between the two of them, is there any requirement in Islam to have children if you do not want them? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Wife wants more children but husband wants to delay that

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. My husband and I have been married for almost 9 years and have three children who are 4, 6, and 7 years old. My children and I live in an Islamic country, and my husband works in a non-Muslim country and tries to save money so we can reunite again, and we do not know when that will be. My children and I have been living abroad.. More

  • Delaying pregnancy for certain reasons

    Assalaamu alaykum. I live in the UK (Daar Al-Kufr/Harb). I want a specific fatwa for my situation please. My question is: Is it okay to stop having more children because I get a condition called Obstetric Cholestasis during pregnancy? It makes it really difficult in pregnancy with high liver acids and severe burning and itching of the skin all over.. More

  • Having second child while husband has cancer

    My husband is suffering from brain cancer. We have one son and want a second child, but we do not know about the consequences of my husbands disease. We are already listening to ruqyah (healing through the Quran and supplications), but we are not sure about his life. In this case, we are concentrating on our first child. Does the sharia allow us to.. More

  • Verse [4:3] does not support birth control

    The Prophet (saw) encouraged us in an authentic hadeeth to have many children so he can be proud of our numbers. How then can we respond to a writer who supports birth control by using Imam Shafi's tafsir of ayah 3 in surah nisa where the Imam says "so you do not become overburdened with financial dependents''. That writer uses Imam Shafi's translation.. More

  • No one has the right to prevent a married couple from having children

    Assalamualaikum, My father is 77 years old. He lost his wife 3 yrs ago. he has 10 grown up children.His children are talking care of him in everything. My father has Diabetes, heart problem, Pancreatitist and deep vein thrombosis. he wanted to remarry since my mom died. So we bring him a wife who is 47 yrs old .she has hemoglobin low and Hypothroidism... More

  • Delaying pregnancy to collect enough money to perform Hajj

    Assalam-o-alaikum I got married 2 years ago. At that time we dont have enuf expenses to start a family as me and my wife believe to be stable before bringing a child in this world. Now Alhamdillah we both have jobs and good source of income. Now my wife wants to start a family but i want to collect enough money to perform hajj next year. My wife is.. More

  • Inverting the uterus

    Is it permissible to have the uterus inverted in order to stop pregnancy? May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Postponing pregnancy until after breastfeeding

    I have been married for a year and a half, and we have an eight-month boy, and I want my wife to get pregnant again during this period, but she refuses because our son is still young and this will be a heavy burden for her to take care of two babies, and she says that she has suffered a lot during her first pregnancy and it is difficult for her to go.. More

  • Delaying pregnancy to make up missed Ramadan fasts

    It has been almost three years of our marriage. My husband and I are avoiding to have children till the mid of this year due to the fact that I have missed fasts to complete before the Ramadan of 2013 starts. However, my mother and others are really concerned of the fact that we don’t have children yet. Is it allowed for me to tell my mother ( she.. More

  • When using a loop is permissible, placing it by a female physician is also permissible

    I am female gynecologist and I know that one of the theories upon which the loop functions is that it prevents the fertilized egg from sticking to the wall of the womb. So, is it permissible for me to place it for women in cases where it is needed, knowing that it is one of the least harmful methods of contraception?.. More