Cutting the baby’s hair after seven days

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: A couple had a baby girl two months ago. The couple didn’t manage to cut the baby’s hair as it is recommended to cut after 7 days. Can they cut the baby’s (girl) hair now (after two months)? If they do it, will they get the reward?


A: Yes they should cut it now.


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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)