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Laws of Iddah

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Question Salaam what are the rulings regarding iddat Dos and dont’s   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, when a woman’s husband passes away or her husband issues her a divorce, or the marriage has terminated… read more »

Aqīqah for a Person After Infancy

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Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Badāt Question: I would like to ask what if aqiqah is not performed for a child till the age of maturity like 25 years of age? What should be done in such a case? Answer: Jazakumullahu Khayran/ Thank you for your question. “With every child, there is an aqīqah. Slaughter on… read more »

Elective C-Section for Childbirth

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I am 35 years old and 6 months pregnant with my first baby and would like to know if it is permissible to opt for an elective C-section as I am afraid of labour pains and also if I opt for an epidural then I might as well have… read more »