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  • Wants to break fasting to maintain her looks

    Question I will get married on the second day of ‘Eed Al-Fitr. I have a thin body, and I work all day. Is it therefore permissible for me not to fast Ramadan? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His Slave and Messenger. We advise you.. More

  • Expiation for the missed fast of the pregnant woman

    Question: If a sister was pregnant and her fasting in the month of Ramadan was limited due to her state and she was unable to make up the fast before the next Ramadan, she would have to provide food to one needy person. My question: Is it provided from her money (she doesn’t work for a living but has some money in a personal account) as it was.. More

  • A pregnant wants to fast but is worried about her baby

    Question: I am seven months pregnant and its Ramadan, and I would like to fast Ramadan but everyone tells me to ask first if I should or if I'm even allowed. Please tell me if this would harm my baby or if in Islam it is required for me to fast or not to fast....and is it the same for those who breastfeed? Please let me know because I did fast Ramadan.. More

  • Feeling the beginning of menses does not affect fasting

    Question: What is the ruling on a fasting woman who feels that her menses started before the time of breaking the fast, about ten minutes or in a period less than two hours? Is this day considered as a fasting day or do I have to make it up? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Using pills to delay menses

    Question: 1. Can a woman take pills during the last ten days of Ramadan (after Iftar) to delay her monthly period or should she just accept Allah's decree on her as a woman. Keep in mind that she really wants to seek Laylatul Al-Qadr. 2. There is a Hadeeth that says that if one prays at night (Qiyam) sincerely for Allah during Ramadan, his past and.. More

  • Fasting of the pregnant woman who is in good health

    Question: My wife is pregnant and I am worried that she might have difficulty fasting. She is in good health other than normal throw ups, headaches, and weakness in the joints. What is right that we should do? Should she fast no matter what she is feeling or she is excused to fast and make up for it some latter time? Fatwa: All perfect praise.. More