Being intimate during nifaas

Q: If husband and wife rub there private parts (not intercourse) having cloths (not nude) during nifaas period and discharges. Is it haraam. I heard that having direct skin contact is haram from navel to knee.


A: If the area between the navel and knee is covered with a cloth, it will be permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)