Is It Permissible to Shave a Baby Girl’s Head?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalaamu alaykum My daughter is nearly 1.5 years old. We shaved her head on the 7th day after she was born, along with her aqeeqah, and also a couple of times afterwards as she has fine hair in order to help thicken it. I was advised afterwards that, in […]

Reciting Sura al-Baraqara for Protection and Cutting One’s Hair for Hajj and Umrah

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: 1) If I remember correctly, it is reported in a ahadith that for the one who recites al-baqarah, the shaytaan will not enter his house. Does this protection only include the room it is recited or the entire house? And does it need to be read in full in […]

What Acts Are Recommended After Giving Birth to a Child?

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: Assalamu-alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu. My family is expecting a baby soon and we’re being bombarded with cultural information from family regarding what to do after childbirth. I was wondering if you would be kind enough to give us some fiqh, on the first few days, and weeks […]