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Being unable to fast due to pregnancy

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Mas’oud (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “A believer does not find fault in others, he does not curse, he is not obscene and he does not use vulgar language” (Bukhari)

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Question and Answer:

 

Q. my daughter is in her last stages of pregnancy and will not be able to fast in ramdaan. What should we pay for this?

 

(Query published as received)

 

 

Your daughter will be exempt from the obligation of fasting in Ramadaan due to her pregnancy and she may postpone the fast till after childbirth. Once she is in a position to physically make up for the missed fasts of Ramadaan, she should do so. Monetary compensation for the missed fasts is not prescribed in the situation of a person still having the physical ability to make up for the missed fasts in one’s lifetime.

 

And Allah Knows Best

 

 

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

 

 

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