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Q: Is using methods of contraception (condoms, tablets, etc) allowed in Islam?


A: If the contraceptive measures are not harmful to the health nor does it terminate a foetus that is already in the process of development and nor is it done for wrong reasons, then it will be permissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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