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Fasting during pregnancy

Assalamualikum. I will be in the last month of my pregnancy during ramadan. I wanted to ask that what is the ruling of fasting for me this ramadan since i will be nearing the end of my pregnancy. If i do not fast, can i still offer taraweeh or not? Answer Wa’alaykum...

Can a pregnant woman sit and perform Salaah? 

Q. Assalamu alaykum I would like to know the ruling on a woman sitting to read salaah in the latter stages of her pregnancy? Is it allowed? A. In general, a pregnant woman is not exempt from standing and performing Salaah. However, if a pregnant woman experiences...

Fasting of a Pregnant woman.

Q. I heard a Khateeb during a Khutbah say that the Pregnant and nursing woman does not have to fast during Ramadhan, however he went further to say that they are not required to make up these fasts, since it is sufficient for them to pay the fidya, and they are in the...

NIKKAH OF A PREGNANT WOMAN.

Question: As Salaam Alaikum, If someone is pregnant can she nikkah the man she is pregnant for? Will the nikkah be valid? Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, Yes. She can marry the man she is pregnant for. The Nikah will be valid. And Allah Knows best Mufti Waseem Khan,...

Ruling on Pregnant women and fasting

Salaams. I wanted to find out what’s the ruling on pregnant women and fasting? I just found out I’m pregnant about a week ago. I’m not getting any symptoms as vomiting or nausea but I do feel very hungry at times and tired and sleepy so I’d like to know if I should...

What Is Done With The Afterbirth Of A Child

Question: Assalamu Alaikum, Is it allowed for the hospital to burn the afterbirth from a pregnant woman?     Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, The afterbirth should be buried and not left by the hospital to burn. The human body is sacred and so are all its parts. On...

Salaah whilst in labour

Question Is Salaah mandatory on a woman who is in labour?   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. A woman in pregnancy should be mindful of her Salaah....