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Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Is UID considered as abortion?

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Q: The copper coil/IUD works mainly by killing sperm, preventing an egg being fertilized. But there is a chance of fertilization occurring, in which case the IUD also works by expelling this fertilized egg from the womb so it cannot implant and therefore pregnancy cannot occur. The women in most cases will not know if… read more »

Fear of conceiving another child

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Q: My wife delivered a child 2.5 months ago. Her period has not started yet. We had sex last night but we cant take any precautions like using condom, etc. If sperm enters her vagina by mistake, is there any chance of her falling pregnant again? A: When the unseen is only known to Allah Ta`ala,… read more »

Artificial insemination and test tube baby

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Q: Does Islam allow the following: 1. Artificial insemination with the husband’s semen? 2. Artificial insemination with a donor’s semen? Buy the semen of another man if the semen of the husband is weak or has no egg. 3. Test tube babies i.e fertilization of wife’s ovum with husband’s sperm in a test tube and… read more »

Buying and selling sperm

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Q: I have read up in different fiqh kitaabs in Madrassah regarding selling that which is najis and non maal, for example renting out the male horse for mating with the opposite side female. In todays time we find that leeway has been given for items which people regard as maal but also fit the… read more »

Semen retention

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Q: Is semen retention (meaning after going to wife and not releasing semen) permissible? This is a meditative art to control the mind and body. I want to ask you that if I do not release semen or sperm after intercourse for 4 to 8 days? I don’t do this for birth control but just… read more »