What is the detailed analysis of the first opinion that states that a pregnant or nursing woman only has to make up the missed days?
This opinion, which is endorsed mainly by the Hanafi and Maaliki schools, is the opinion that is accepted by the majority of the scholars. The general evidence supporting this position […]
What is the ruling on how a pregnant or nursing woman can make up for the missed fasts if the days were missed on account of fear of harm to her baby?
One opinion and what is the evidence: Some scholars say that she only needs to make up for the missed days. By analogy with the one who broke his fast […]
What is the ruling on how a pregnant or nursing woman can make up for the missed fasts if the days were missed on account of her own health?
The majority of the scholars say that if she breaks the fast on account of her own health, then she only has to make up for the missed days. By […]
If after consulting with a Muslim doctor, she is told that due to the nature of the pregnancy and the state of the baby’s growth there is a potential harm […]
How does a pregnant or nursing woman determine if her own health will be compromised? Does she have to make an attempt to fast?
If it is her first pregnancy, she should attempt to fast, and if it causes her difficulty, she can break the fast. If it is a subsequent pregnancy, she can […]
If she has reason to believe that fasting will cause difficulty for her own health or the health of her baby.
Yes, according to the majority of the scholars, pregnant and nursing women are able to break the fast if they meet the eligibility requirements. The evidence is the hadith narrated […]
Some scholars say she only needs to make up the missed days. Some scholars differentiate between the two types of pregnant women: The one who breaks the fast due to […]
What is the ruling for pregnant women who are advised not to fast by their Muslim doctors due to the nature of the pregnancy and its possible affect on the baby?
In this case, she is allowed to not fast without having to make a prior attempt.
No, especially for first time mothers. If she feels healthy, she must attempt to fast, and if she later feels difficulty, she should stop. For subsequent pregnancies, if the woman […]
What are the general rulings on the permissibility of a pregnant or nursing mother to break the fast?
In general, there is an allowance for pregnant and nursing women to break the fast.There is a general evidence that comes from the same ayah that applies to those in […]
If they are traveling there, they can use the concession of the traveler to break their fast. If they are fighting locally and they become exhausted while fasting, they can […]