Can I Still Speak to My Non-Practising Daughter, Who Chose to Be Artificially Inseminated?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My daughter is not a practicing Muslim and does not want to talk about Islam. She chose to be artificially inseminated. Her divorced mother supports her. She did this because she did not find the right man. What is my status, as her father? What can I do? […]

Is It Permissible to Artificially Inseminate Female Livestock?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam alaykum, What is the ruling regarding artificially inseminating female animals (cows in my case)? Answer: Walaikum assalam, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. While superior to let animals fulfill their right of sexual fulfillment—as the sunna is to deal with animals with […]

Can a Woman Freeze Her Eggs to Use Later or Donate to Someone?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I would like to know if it is Islamically permissible for a woman to freeze her ovum/eggs at a medical center with intention to retrieve for conception at another time, for herself or to donate. Answer: assalamu `alaykum It would be permissible for a woman to free her eggs […]

Is It Permissible to Have a Child Through In Vitro Fertilization?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I am a carrier of a gene mutation that I have already passed on to one of my children and she died at a young age due to this.  My husband and I would like to have more children, our doctors recommended using a donor egg because the […]