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Question # : 46774

United Arab Emirates

Please advise whether before planning to have baby can we do istikharah as my wife is depression patient and we lost one child just before delivery now on medicines so want to know after istikharah can we try for baby also with doctors permission. Also my wife is not interested for 2nd baby but I want 2nd baby. Please advise the solution.

Answer : 46774

Published on: Jul 30, 2013

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1033/801/D=9/1434)

(1) Instead of istikharah, you should supplicate Allah for pious and virtuous child and to pass all the stages easily.
(2) You may do so with the consultation of doctors. You should pay special attention towards the health of your wife.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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