Doing aqeeqah before the seventh day

Q: Will aqeeqa be done if it is done the day after the child is born and will the reward still be attained?


A: Yes. However it is mustahab to carry it out on the seventh day.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)