Finding out the gender of the foetus

Q: Is it permissible to find out the gender of the child before it is born? What if not then can you please provide a brief explanation?

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A: This is a futile exercise. It should be avoided.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)