Brother i want to ask u a question regarding gap between the birth of second child
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Brother i want to ask u a question regarding gap between the birth of second child ( or u can say gap between the birth of two children)...what does Islam say abt it.....i would appriciate if u guide me and tell me hadith if there is any.
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Islam has permitted the spacing of children in a marriage, if one wishes to do so. It has been reported in authentic narrations that some of the noble companions of the Messenger of Allah (saws) used to practice coitus-interruptus, whereby the male organ is removed from the female organ just before ejaculation.
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 7.136 Narrated by Jabir
We used to practice coitus interruptus during the lifetime of Allah's Messenger (saws) while the Qur'an was being Revealed.
Most of the scholars of Islam are of the opinion, that there is no harm if one wishes or tries to space the birth of ones child, or even uses one of the modern forms of birth control, to space the ages of their children. But all of them are absolutely unanimous in their opinion that any form of permanent birth control is absolutely forbidden in Islam. One may use a temporary form of contraception, if ones intention is to space their children.
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