Q: For counting the days of haidh (the number of days of bleeding) should
– the number of days be counted like 5 days or 7 days
-or should the number of hours be counted like 60 hours or 72 hours etc.
This is for if a woman bleeds for more than 10 days… then should she take her previous haidh’s days? How should those previous days be counted? In hours or days?
A: In determining the days of aadat (haidh pattern), the days are considered e.g. if a woman bled for five days and few hours, her aadat (haidh pattern) will be regarded as five days.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)