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  • Rulings Pertaining to Women During Postpartum Periods Date: 9-7-2019

    As Salam Alaikkum wohrehmathulai wobarkatahoo Please advise on a woman who delivered Is there any restriction on her from stepping out of home and travelling ...please advise as per Hadith and what would sahaba did after the delivery Alhumdulila we have done the aqeeqa. Jazak Allah khair .. More

  • A Child Born in Less Than Six Months Pregnancy Rarely Lives Date: 23-6-2019

    Assalaamu alaikum wa rakmatullahi wa barakatuh. I heard that it is scholarly consensus that the minimum age of viability is 6 months. How can this be the case when in some cases, children are born prematurely before 6 months have passed? In some very rare cases, babies have been born after 23 weeks of pregnancy. Thank you. Jazakhallah Khaeir. .. More

  • Gave birth less than six months after marriage Date: 23-1-2019

    Assalamu AlaikumDear Shiekh,My sister was having a pre-marital affair and was going out with the boy. She would listen to anyone and we didn’t have control over her going out. The guy according our finding was very bad in all ways. As sister was extremely stubborn we gave her in marriage to same guy mid June 2018 to avoid any haram happening before.. More

  • Breastfeeding baby after undergoing abortion Date: 4-12-2016

    Can I breastfeed my baby after having had an abortion? Please guide me. My baby is seven months old. .. More

  • Ruling on delivery by caesarian section Date: 8-3-2016

    What does Islamic fiqh say about getting a caesarean section willingly? If any doctor stresses to get it without any risk for the wife or baby, is it legal in Islam? .. More

  • Concealing pregnancy from family and friends Date: 25-7-2015

    As Salam Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. Me and my husband are planning more children inshAllah, but because of the reaction we got with our first baby (negative reaction), we have planned not to tell about our second baby first before the baby is already born. So I was wondering, is it halal for us to hold it as a secret from our family and friends.. More

  • Babies born before six months into pregnancy may survive through medical intervention Date: 12-2-2015

    As-salaamu 3laikum, In one fatwa you mentioned that the minimum period of pregnancy is six months. Here in a magazine about pregnancy they said that some babies have been born at 23 weeks old and survived. Does this mean that they miscalculated the length of the pregnancy when they estimated it in the first place and it was in reality more than 23 weeks,.. More

  • A female obstetrician is given precedence to a male obstetrician Date: 3-2-2015

    a male gynacologist told me that i can a normal delivary..but most of the female docters says that cesarian is preferable...the problum is that a non mahram man is the male doctor..what can i do? .. More

  • The mother's role in fetal development Date: 15-12-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum. I am currently pregnant alhamdulilah. I noticed that in some of the information I was given by the midwives there are objectionable statements such as the idea that the woman creates the baby herself. I know that these are false because Allah is the Creator. However, I was wondering, since doctors say that a pregnant woman's diet.. More

  • Ruling on throwing a baby shower Date: 17-11-2014

    Salam Alaykum, I was wondering if celebrating Babyshower is haram? It is a celebration where before the birth of a child where you eat cakes and give gifts for the person who awaits its baby. It is not something like birthday, because people celebrate birthday at a specific time each year, while people only celebrate babyshower when the moment is current... More

  • Minimum period of pregnancy acknowledged by Sharee‘ah Date: 8-8-2014

    Salaam Alaikum. I have a question about Fatwa 137526. Can you please tell me when Muslim scholars arrived at the conclusion that the minimum length of gestation is 6 months, did Uthman and Ali decide this? Is minimum length of gestation the time a child can be born alive with or without technology. Thank you. .. More

  • A newborn may wear new or old clothes Date: 12-7-2014

    When my neice was born few elderly people did not let her mother to use new clothes for the newborn. Infact they went against her wish and choose torn old clothes for the newborn as her first clothes after coming in this world. What according to islam should be a newborns first clothing. .. More

  • Was not able to do Tahneek and Athaan for newborn because of premature birth Date: 13-4-2014

    If a child is born very premature and the father is unable to perform most of the sunnah actions such as tahnik and saying adhaan into the child ears when the child had just been born and a while after, can the father still perform these actions when the child is better and the Doctor allows him to do so? Even if the time of performing the sunnah actions.. More

  • A couple talking about the stage of growth of their unborn baby Date: 15-3-2014

    Assalam u Allaikum. I wanna ask you something. i was stiting with some of my family members and they were talking about that husband and wife should not talk about the child which the wife carries. They were talking about an example that that girl was telling her husband that today our child can hear, today our child's heartbeat has started, today his/her.. More

  • A pregnant woman's need for psychological and physical rest Date: 14-1-2014

    I am 30 years old and my wife is pregnant and she is about to give birth to our child. My parents need my help to prepare my sisters for marriage and I am doing so. My wife is angry with me because of that though it does not affect my small family. However, she is angry because we do not save money to raise our expected child. I got so angry with her.. More