Since the Birth of My Baby, I No Longer Pray. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam alaykum, Before marriage, I prayed five times a day. I no longer do that, now that I am married, with a one year old baby. Now I am lost in sins, watch bad things, and backbite. What do I do? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa […]

Can I Take My Child to the Mosque or Make Tawaf With Him?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is it true that we can’t take young children into a mosque and that we can’t perform the circumambulation (tawaf) with them? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, it is permitted to take young children into the mosque area as long as you are reasonably sure […]

What Is the Correct Method to Clean a Baby Who Urinates in the Bathtub as I Wash Him?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salamu alaykum, What is the correct method to clean a baby who urinates in the bathtub as I wash him? My wife refuses to wash him down on the basis that only a small amount urine has been added to the larger volume of clean water. Answer: Assalamu […]

Can I Pray While Sitting and Nursing so as to Not Miss the Prayer Time?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, Sometimes when I am nursing my daughter she nurses from before the start of prayer through to the passing of the prayer time. It is hard to unlatch her as she will cry inconsolably. Can I pray while sitting and nursing so as not to miss the […]

Are the Urine, Feces and Vomit of a Baby Filthy According to the Maliki School?

Answered by Ustadh Tariq Abdul-Rasheed Question: Do the urine, stool, vomit etc of a baby count as najasa in the maliki madhab? The baby is both breast fed and formula fed. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful, and blessings and peace upon our master Muhammad, his family, companions and those who […]

What Are the Rulings of Performing Tawaf, Sa’y, and Prayer While Carrying a Baby With Dirty Diapers (Nappies)?

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: Assalamu Alaikum, I have a question regarding Umrah/Hajj. My husband and I are planning on performing Umrah this year inshAllah. we intend to take our 8 month year old baby as well. What I’d like to know is, is ones umrah valid if they’re carrying a baby on […]