June 29, 2022 3 mins

Can a Marriage That Started with Adultery Be Valid?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question My husband and I began our relationship in a haram way over a decade ago. He was married at the time; I was not. I got pregnant- and when I was about 14 weeks, we went to a mosque and married. They didn’t know us, and we didn’t tell […]
June 26, 2022 7 mins

Can You Guide Us on Terminating the Birth of a Child Due to Fatal Abnormalities?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question My wife is going to enter 6 months of pregnancy and a number of rare fatal heart abnormalities have been detected in our unborn son. We are going through extreme stress. Not only that we do not have families or friends here but also we do not have families […]
June 23, 2022 2 mins

Do Mothers Who Give Birth through C-section Have a Lesser Reward?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I have now been blessed with two healthy children alhamdulillah. Both children were born via an emergency c-section as they were both overdue and exhibited signs of distress during early labour, so I follow the doctor’s recommendation. Though I am grateful for my recovery and my children’s health and […]
April 15, 2022 2 mins

Is It Permissible to Name My Babies Alina and Ajmal?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question There are two names I love (“Ajmal” for a boy and “Alina” for a girl). I checked on the internet for their meanings, and somewhere, I read they both mean “beautiful.” On another site, I read Ajmal means “most beautiful” and Alina means “silk of heaven.” I don’t know […]