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Will an internal pelvic ultrasound break the fast?

Question: Can a woman go for internal pelvic ultrasound? What will be the status of fasting then?  Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. An internal pelvic ultrasound involves a probe...

Who must pay zakat al-Fitr? (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Who has to pay zakat al-fitr?A: Zakat al-Fitr is obligatory upon every Muslim to pay for themselves and on behalf of every Muslim under their care (so long as it is in addition to their obligatory spending of both the night and day of ʿEid, what is required of...

Intercourse during pregnancy

Q. What is the ruling of intercourse during pregnancy? Some say it is okay and others say it is harmful to the mother and child? Please explain? A. Intercourse during pregnancy is based on the well-being of the mother and the child in the womb. If there is a fear of...

Age of Maryam/ Mary When Pregnant with Īsa/ Jesus

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: How old was Maryam/ Mary (peace and blessings upon her) when she got pregnant with Īsa/ Jesus (peace and blessings upon him)? Answer: Jazāk Allāh Khayr / Thank you for your question. In response to your concern, it is important...

Is UID considered as abortion?

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...

Gender identity dysphoria

Q: I know someone who has been disgnosed with gender identity dysphoria. In this condition, one feels like the oppostie gender ever since they get into their senses and its caused during pregnancy inside the womb. When the baby is developing, some hormones are...

Placing one’s trust in Allah Ta’ala

Q: How to have trust in Allah ? A: Adopt the halaal means and thereafter rely on Allah Ta'ala to make the outcome favourable. You should also think of the numerous endeavours and accomplishments you had embarked on and how Allah Ta'ala had assisted you throughout the...