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In Vitro Fertilization

Shaykh Jamir Meah answers questions about In Vitro Fertilization. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. I had a miscarriage in December 2017 and was advised that I have to follow up for six months. Once the six months ended I found out that my husband and I both have beta thalassemia. So our children […]

Is It Permissible to Use Modern IVF Treatments to Pick the Gender of My Baby?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have been blessed with 3 beautiful little girls, alhamdulilah. I wanted to know if it is permissible to use modern IVF treatments to pick the gender of the next baby if we attempt to have one? So, can we use modern science to have a boy, if we […]

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 […]

Infertility: Why does Allah Not Bless Some With Children?

As part of the SeekersHub Ramadan series, Supplications from the Qur’an, Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad al-Azhari addressed a sensitive and sometimes painful topic: Infertility Why does Allah bless some of us with children, and others not? Is it better to be a happy, childless couple than to be an unhappy pair of parents to a child, […]

Kids in Test Tubes: Is In Vitro Fertilization Allowed?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) involves taking drugs and fertilization outside of the womb. Since many couples are going through infertility, we would like to know what Islam says about IVF. Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful, In the name of Allah, the inspirer of truth. All praise […]

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 […]