When Can I Resume Praying After a Post-Natal Bleeding?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum My post-natal bleeding stopped before 40 days and I resumed praying. After a few days, but again before 40 days, the blood came back. Should I stop praying again at this point? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Yes, a lady would be expected to wait until […]

When Can I Start Praying After a Miscarriage?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam Alaykum, I had a miscarriage about 10 days ago and I was 10 weeks pregnant. I had the curettage done as well. The OB/GYN indicated that the bleeding will last for about 3-4 days but has not stopped yet. Can I start praying now or should I […]

Does a Woman Have to Pray After a Miscarriage of 11 Weeks If She Bleeds for a Couple of Weeks?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, Does a woman have to pray after a miscarriage of 11 weeks if she bleeds for a couple of weeks? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. The basis is that blood seen […]

Should Post-Natal Bleeding Be Dealt with in the Same Manner as Menstrual Bleeding?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I recently experienced the loss of my pregnancy at 5 months gestation and had to undergo delivery.I am also experiencing post-delivery bleeding. Is this bleeding considered to be the same as menstrual bleeding? Is it permissible for me to attend the burial of my stillborn son at the grave […]

Questions About Post-Natal Bleeding and Birth Control

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: After a child’s birth, if a woman’s menstrual cycle gets disturbed, how can she determine if its menstruation or not. My due date was 3rd October, i started to bleed but it was like spots with long intervals and not continuous bleeding, on the first two days it was […]

When to Resume Prayers After Having a Child

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: Asalam Alakium, What is the ruling on when a woman is able to pray again after delivering a child. Besides having up to 40 days, when can the mother begin her prayers again? Answer: Wa’ailukum assalaam warahmatu Allah, As soon as a woman stops seeing blood, be it menstrual […]

Is Nifas (Post-Partum Bleeding) Part of a Woman’s Idda?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I wanted to know if the nifas was part of a woman’s idda? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and states. No, nifas is not part of a woman’s idda. For a pregnant woman, the idda ends as soon […]

What is the Legal Status of the Blood from a Woman Who Had a Miscarriage?

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: Assalam alaikum, What are the details for a women when she has a miscarriage and reading salah at different stages of the pregnancy? I have heard if it is an early pregnancy (she has a miscarriage at 6 weeks) then this is not counted as Nifas rather Istihada. […]

Purification & Prayer During Labor

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: I am pregnant and I wanted some guidance on purification and prayer during labor. When should I stop praying whilst going to labor? How do I perform ablution? Answer: assalamu `alaykum I pray you are well. A morally responsible female is obligated to pray as long as she is […]