IslamQA

Baby

Abortion

My wife period are due for more than two weeks and looks like she is expecting but as this may be our fifth child we want to abort it. We did all precaution even she took the contraceptive pill after the night but despite all our best efforts to not have child it...

Sanctity of a place.

It is said that the sanctity of a place/ house is lost, (i.e. the place becomes unclean), when a child is born or a death occurs in a house. People wait for forty (40) days, in order to perform happy activities etc. In case of death, the house is white-washed, and...

TALAQ

My brother’s wife went to her house and got her baby delivered and after some time she did not come. Even upon husbands request to come she did not come so he gave her talaq. Again after some time he called her but she kept delaying. One day he asked this: you said...

Names

In-shaAllah, we are expecting our first baby in few days. Please let us know few names of baby boy and baby girl in the names of the Prophets and Sahabiyats. Also what is the meaning of the Arabic name Luhaidan and Jaza? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa:...

Can i keep the name Muawwiz?

I have a new born baby. He was born on 17 November 2013, Can I keep the name Muawiz. If it is ok, please tell me the meaning and spelling. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 80/80/M=01/1435) You can keep his name as ‘Muawwiz’ (معوذ), it is good name. It was the name of a...