Category Archives: Fasting

Pregnant and Breast-Feeding Women Breaking Their Fast


The world-renowned scholar, Shaykh ‘Abdul ‘Azeez Ibn Baaz [d. 1420 AH], may Allah have mercy on him, was asked: Q: Is it permissible for a pregnant or breast-feeding woman to break their fast? Also, is it obligatory upon them to … Continue reading

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Condition for fasting the six days of Shawwal in presence of the husband


The third question of Fatwa no. 19541 Q 3: I am a religiously committed woman; I observe Sawm (Fast) in Ramadan, the six days of Shawwal, the White Days (13th, 14th, and 15th of every Hijri month), in addition to … Continue reading

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The age a woman becomes Islaamically legally bound


Question: A girl reached the age of 12 or 13 years and the blessed month of Ramadhaan passed without her having fasted. Is there any sin upon her or her family? Is it upon her to fast and if she … Continue reading

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Ruling on fasting for pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers


Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) was asked in Fataawa al-Siyaam (p. 161): If a pregnant woman or breastfeeding mother does not fast with no excuse, and she is strong and in good health, and is not … Continue reading

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