The Fast of Pregnant and Nursing Women

A group of sisters want to know the rulings related to the fasting of pregnant and nursing women, and what’s required of  them in terms of expiation, etc.

Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed

The discussion of a pregnant (or, similarly, nursing) woman’s fast is divided into:
1. the legal ruling regarding her fasting or breaking her fast,
2. what is required of her in terms of making up missed fasts,
3. what is required of her in terms of monetary penalty (Ar. fidya) if she breaks her fast, and
4. the amount of the monetary penalty.

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