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Q: I am a Muslim woman that committed zina and now I am pregnant. My husband does not know. When I had my last child the doctor told me that I cannot fall pregnant again because this time me or the baby will die. I want to know if I can have an abortion. I am 6 weeks pregnant.


A: What is the wrong of the unborn child that you wish to terminate his life.

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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