Ramadan, Ramadhaan, Fasting Islamweb
 1 Ramadan - The French army reached Al-Mansoorah (in Egypt) after conquering Dumyat - 647 A.H. - The death of Avicenna (Ibn Seena), the Muslim physician and philosopher who was the first to write on medicine in the Islamic World - 428 A.H. - Al-Qarawiyyeen Mosque was built in Fes (Morocco) - 245 A.H.     
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Muharram 22, 1441
Ramadan is a month of blessing, mercy and forgiveness that only comes once a year. Every good deed we do is multiplied many times giving us abundant rewards for the good things we do. We would be foolish not to take advantage of this great opportunit...

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O my Muslim brothers and sisters! Fasting the month of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. Fasting the month of Ramadan was enjoined in 2 A.H., and the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, fasted nine Ramadans. It is...

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Ramadan is the best month to train your child and teach him how to overcome the desires of his body and develop his ability to shoulder responsibility. It has been proven that the month of Ramadan is the best time to train children to perform re...

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I‘tikaaf is to retire to the mosque for the sake of worshipping Allah The Almighty. Its ruling is that it is an act of the Sunnah (recommendation) and the basic proof for it is what Allah The Almighty Says (which means): {And do not have re...

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Naturally, guidelines and other instructions of a healthy diet for healthy people are different from those for ailing patients. Not only that, they also differ from one patient to another. Here are some important nutritional guidelines for special ca...

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A pregnant wants to fast but is worried about her baby

Question:

I am seven months pregnant and its Ramadan, and I would like to fast Ramadan 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 Ramadan today and I'm worried about the baby and what should I do, I don't want Ramadan to go with out me fasting.
 
Fatwa:
All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. We ask Allah to exalt his mention as well as that of his family and all his companions.
If you are strong enough, do not feel weakness and can fast easily then you have to fast. You may consult experienced ladies in your family or any trustworthy lady doctor to know whether or not fasting harms you or your baby.
Allah Knows best.

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