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  • If proven harmful to a fetus, then fasting must be abandoned Date: 27-5-2015

    My wife is pregnant, and the doctor advised her not to fast because fasting does not enable an appropriate amount of water to reach the fetus. However, my wife insists on fasting. Is such insistence wrong? .. More

  • Are Pregnant Women Obligated To Fast or Are They Allowed Not To Do So? Date: 26-5-2015

    Ramadan is coming. I am three months pregnant. Whenever I become hungry, I feel I badly want to throw up, in which case I find I have to eat, even if just a bite of bread. Is it permissible to break my fast? I will definitely try my utmost to fast, but what should I do if I am not able to do so? .. More

  • A pregnant woman with diabetes who has to make up for missed days Date: 26-5-2015

    There is a woman who has diabetes and has to make up for six days that she missed last Ramadan. She takes three doses of insulin injections every day; before breakfast, lunch and dinner. The medicine is intended to regulate sugar in the bloodstream, especially because she is pregnant and the disorder of sugar in the blood may harm her and her fetus... More

  • A pregnant woman is permitted to delay making up missed days of fasting if she fears for her fetus Date: 15-6-2014

    I am pregnant. I did not fast in Ramadan and I want to make up for the missed fast. However, I could not do so out of fear that fasting might be harmful to my fetus. Please advise! .. More

  • Breast-feeding woman uses formula milk for her baby so that she can fast Date: 15-6-2014

    What is the ruling concerning a woman who abandons fasting during Ramadan due to breast-feeding? Can she use formula milk for her baby in order to be able to fast?.. More

  • A Pregnant Woman Seeing Blood During The Day In Ramadan Date: 23-6-2010

    If a pregnant woman discharges blood during the day in the month of Ramadhaan, what would be the ruling on this? .. More

  • Breaking fast in fear of abortion Date: 16-9-2009

    One day in Ramadhaan, a bitter quarrel broke out between my husband and his sister-in-law which caused a great noise. I was terrified and was pregnant in my sixth month. I therefore drank some water for fear of abortion due to this fright. I then continued ‘fasting’ until sunset. What is the ruling on breaking the fast of that day? How can I make.. More

  • Ruling on the nursing mother who abandons fasting in Ramadan Date: 15-9-2009

    I have two questions. I am a mother of twins and cannot fast in Ramadhaan due to suckling them. When should I make up for the missed days of fasting? Are there any Hadeeth narrated on the authority of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, regarding the woman who gives birth to twins?.. More

  • Breaking fast in Ramadan because of pregnancy without making up for the days missed Date: 15-9-2009

    I was pregnant in Ramadhaan, and hence I did not fast. I fed a poor person for each day I missed. Am I required now to make up for the days I missed or is that expiation enough? .. More

  • Breaking fasting due to pregnancy Date: 27-8-2009

    I read in a contemporary book of Fiqh (jurisprudence) that if the pregnant woman breaks her fasting during Ramadhan, according to the sounder opinion, she will be required only to make expiation. Hence, my wife would break fasting when she was pregnant and expiate only. This was repeated for many years. Recently, however, I came to know that this opinion.. More

  • Reward of a pregnant and lactating woman Date: 15-6-2009

    Assalamu alaikum.Pls can you share with me some of the blessings a pregnant and lactating woman gets from Allah (SWT) so that we can be more motivated cos sometimes the stress and burden seems to be unbearable.And atimes our husbands dont seem to support us enough during this trying time.Thanks.Jazakallahu khairan.. More

  • Making up for the fast missed during pregnancy and breastfeeding Date: 1-5-2007

    My question has to do with the missed fast of breastfeeding and pregnant women. I know all three opinions with regard to it, but the matter is Sheikh Albaani quotes as evidence the words of Ibn Abbaas and Ibn Umar that women only need to feed one poor person per each day missed but there is a hadeeth in Saheeh an Nasaa'i (2274) in which the Prophet,.. More

  • Fasting of diabetic pregnant wife Date: 21-6-2006

    As-salam,As per your fatwa # 81573, about Pregnant Woman Fasting in Ramadan, it is stated that..."If the pregnant woman fears for her life or for the life of her foetus when she fasts, it is lawful for her to break the fast and make up later the same number of days she had missed to fast during Ramadan". It is understood that, basically the.. More

  • Fasting of the pregnant woman who is in good health Date: 15-11-2005

    My wife is pregnant and I am worried that she might have difficulty fasting. She is in good health other than normal throw ups, headaches, and weakness in the joints. What is right that we should do? Should she fast no matter what she is feeling or she is excused to fast and make up for it some latter time? .. More

  • A pregnant wants to fast but is worried about her baby Date: 17-10-2005

    I am seven months pregnant and its Ramadhaan, and I would like to fast Ramadhaan but everyone tells me to ask first if I should or if I'm even allowed. Please tell me if this would harm my baby or if in Islam it is required for me to fast or not to fast....and is it the same for those who breastfeed? Please let me know because I did fast Ramadhaan.. More