Husband asking the wife to return from her parents house after delivery of the child

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Q: My daughter Gave Birth First child how long is she allowed to stay with her parents? Both mum & child need mums attention Husband being inconsiderate wants her home as theirs no one to baby sit him. He’s complaining and nagging my daughter that driving from work to our home is tiring and no one to see to him. As a father I have been very patient.


A: She should return.

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


Answered by:

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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