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Are Baby Showers Reprehensible?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I believe it is appropriate for a Muslim to show gratitude to Allah for all things, including the blessing of a pregnancy. I have seen little of this spirit in baby showers which are usually concerned with games and anticipation of the unborn child. Are baby showers reprehensible? Answer: […]

What is the Ruling on Having a Baby Shower?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What is the ruling concerning having a Baby Shower? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, This is a social custom without any intrinsically reprehensible religious or moral connotations. As such, it is permissible if performed in a permissible manner, and without reprehensible meanings–such as wastefulness, extravagance, or undue […]