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Rectifying Infertility

Q: Is it wrong to rectify infertility?

A: Infertility is a type of physical weakness. To treat a physical weakness (or sickness) is permissible, provided it is done through permissible means and without exposing one’s satr.

وكذا كل تداو لا يجوز إلا بطاهر (الدر المختار 6/389)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.