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Husband Doesn't Seem to Be Excited about My Pregnancy

Husband Doesn't Seem to Be Excited about My Pregnancy

Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh, It can feel very difficult when we don’t feel we have the support of our husbands, especially in matters that both husband and wife are involved in together such as having children. However, we must understand that men and women, whilst similar in some ways, are very …

Strategies to be Psychologically Prepared for Birth

Strategies to be Psychologically Prepared for Birth

Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh, These are all very useful things to think about during (or even before) pregnancy. You are correct that being psychologically prepared for childbirth can make the process a lot easier for a number of reasons. Uncertainty can be a big cause of distress, and this distress can …

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Sometimes Islam Says Yes to Abortion

Editor’s Note: In the first part of this series, the writer explained the meaning of abortion and highlighted the various attitudes towards it in many countries around the world . In this part, she explains the rulings related to abortion according to Islamic law Juristic Permission for Abortion What constitutes ‘legitimate reason’ for an abortion, whether in the …

Having Sex during Pregnancy

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- There is nothing wrong in having intercourse with a pregnant wife unless that will harm her or the baby. …

Making Up for Fasting Days Missed Because of Pregnancy

Making Up for Fasting Days Missed Because of Pregnancy: A Must?

Wa`alaykum as-salam wa r ahmatullahi wa b arakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Sister, we appreciate your question, and we commend your keenness on getting yourself well-acquainted with the teachings of Islam. May Allah help us all keep firm on the …

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Does Islam Provide a Clear-Cut Answer on Abortion?

What is abortion? Medically, the term ‘abortion’ refers to the termination of a pregnancy before it is viable. However, as this is a broad definition that includes miscarriages (which is when the pregnancy ends spontaneously or due to natural causes), the more specific term and definition is ‘induced abortion’: the deliberate interruption of the pregnancy. …

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My Pregnant Wife In A Bad Mood, How to Deal with Her?

Wa alaikum salaam wa rahmatulahi wa barakatuh, Masha Allah, congratulations on marriage and expecting a child. May Allah bring you happiness in your marriage and bless you with a righteous child. Pregnancy can lead to mood changes for several reasons and being aware of these reasons is the best place to start to understand …

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When to Resume Prayer after Abortion

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister, Thank you for your question and the confidence you place in our service. We pray to Allah to enable us to …

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Mom for the First Time

Lying on the beach, taking a sunbath, and enjoying the view of the turquoise sea and the clear blue sky, I lay relaxed as the breeze moves through my lounge while I read a romantic novel. Suddenly, I hear yelling and screaming. I get out of bed at 3:00 am, and reach out to my …

Adoption

I'm Afraid of Marriage and Pregnancy Pains, Can I Adopt A Child?

Wa alaikum salaam wa rahmatulahi wa barakatuh, Certainly, the prospect of marriage and having children is exciting for many, but there are also many that feel like you do and fear the thought of it. This feeling is made especially strong in your case by the fact you have heard of many a negative …



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