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17 Months in Marriage But No Child Yet

In this counseling answer: •Stop focusing on conceiving for right now and focus on enjoying each other, spend time with family and friends, do things together such as a new hobby or interest and let your intimate life takeit’sa natural course with no goals in mind except expressing your love for each other. •In the …

Struggling to Have a Baby? Read

Struggling to Have a Baby? Read This

That time of month comes again and, with it, brings disappointment and a deep sorrow. I’ve experienced this for five years before my daughter was born. Many women struggling to have a baby will understand immediately what I mean. It took me five years to have my daughter. With it came heartache, grief, frustration, a …

Yearning for a Full-Term Pregnancy - About Islam

Yearning for a Full-Term Pregnancy

In this counseling answer: •It is a time for forgiveness – forgiveness, of those around you, your body, and yourself. Keeping a diary can help much to unravel the thoughts and beliefs that you have about yourself, so sister, turn to Allah (SWT) and ask for forgiveness for what is in His hands with your …


The Experience of Muslim Women Struggling with Infertility

Eleven percent of reproductive-age couples in the United States have trouble conceiving or sustaining a pregnancy. About one-third of these cases are due to female fertility problems, one-third to male fertility problems, and the rest to factors involving both partners or to unexplained causes. Muslim women are no exception. Aboutislam editor interviews Mona Elgohail, Founder …

Freezing Unfertilized Eggs for Future Use: OK? - About Islam

Freezing Unfertilized Eggs for Future Use: OK?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa bahmatullahi 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 brother, thank you for your question and for being eager to know Islamic rulings concerning such critical matters. Regarding the issue you …

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