If that person finds out that they are pregnant, can they abort the child in the early stages? Birth defects and abnormalities are extremely high.

Q: If one is on a very high dosage of medication which would cause total abnormalities to an unborn child, and if that person finds out that they are pregnant, can they abort the child in the early stages? Birth defects and abnormalities are extremely high.

Bismillaah

A: Avoid aborting the child.

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

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)