Fertility Issues and Nudity

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible for a man with fertility issues to allow a doctor to look at his private parts during a check-up? Would it be permissible to provide a semen sample for it to be analysed? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum assalam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you […]

Can a Man Divorce His Wife If He Suspects She Has Fertility Issues?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalam Aleykum. I told my husband about my hormonal issue, which I assumed was normal for most women. He feels I hid this from him and assumes this will affect my fertility. He says he wants to divorce me because he cannot trust me anymore. What should I do? […]

My Husband Has Been Impotent for Years. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I am very depressed because I have been married for almost 30 years to my husband, and he has been impotent for 15 years. Because of this, even though he is a good man, I am not satisfied with him. We have no children. What do […]

Infertility: Widespread but Largely Unaddressed by Muslim Communities

An estimated 250,000 Muslims women in countries like the USA, Canada, the UK and Australia suffer from infertility. Research shows it can be extremely stressful and can lead to depression, which in turn worsen the chances of becoming pregnant. “Infertile? Just relax, and it will happen” Studies have been done into the effects of infertility […]

How Can I Deal with Several Pregnancy Losses?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, My husband and I have been dealing with a very difficult year of trying to conceive. Several pregnancy have failed. My husband is wonderful at reminding me to keep my faith in Allah. I started fasting,paying extra attention to my du’as, increasing my charity, and making more […]