Fatwa: # 23316
Category: Misc. Fiqh
Country: India
Date: 21st November 2012

Title

Is contraception permissible?

Question

We had an protective intercourse but later we found that the Condom had come out and we did not notice it. We just had a kid in less than 6 months back. My wife says she is not physically or mentally prepared for the second child as of now. We wanted to know if it is allowed to use contraception pills under these circumstances under the light of Islam.

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

We understand your predicament.

 

Kindly refer to the following link for a detail answer on the Islamic perspective on contraception: http://daruliftaa.net/General Islamic/contraceptiondetail.html

 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best                                       

Ismail Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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