Are du’as accepted at the time of childbirth?

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It is often said that the du’a at the time of birth [by the woman in labour] is accepted.

Is there any bases in Islam to prove that?



I haven’t seen any clear Hadith on this.

It is possibly based on experience of people.

In fact, a woman in labour actually experiences the greatest amount of pain in her life. For one to turn to Allah Ta’ala in such a state is indeed sublime and worthy of acceptance and reward.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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