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What to do if your Period starts whilst Fasting

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Answered by: Alimah Sumeyye Sofu

Question

I was fasting and then my periods started. So now what do I do? Can I break the fast or continue?

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

Answer:

You should break your fast and do qadha afterwards.[1]

For more information, please check the following website; https://daruliftabirmingham.co.uk/if-a-women-starts-her-period-during-her-fast-does-the-fast-break/

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Written by Alimah Sumeyye Sofu

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham


[1] al-Hidayah p.111 v.1 Maktabatul Bushra

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