Taking “the morning after pill” to prevent pregnancy

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Is it permissible to use “the morning after pill” (this is a pill taken after intercourse to prevent pregnancy, which must be taken within 3 days)?


A: This is not haraam, but neither is it advisable.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)