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Does touching baby vommit or baby stools/urine break one`s wudoo?

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Touching Baby vomit Urine Stool Wudu

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Umm Qais came to the Messenger of Allah (saws) with her unweaned son. After a while, the baby urinated in the Prophet's (saws) lap. The Prophet (saws) called for some water, which he sprinkled over his clothes, and did not give them a complete washing.

Related by Bukhari and Muslim.


If a baby’s vomit or stools or urine do touch a parent or a person, it does not effect the validity of their wudu. The person in wudu should simply wash the part of the clothes or body where these impurities might have touched, and make himself available for prayer.


The scholars in Islam are of the opinion that sprinkling is sufficient as long as the infant is still nursing. If he eats solid food, his urine must be washed from the parts of the clothes and/or body where the impurities might have touched; but in all cases the wudu of the person who is touched by the baby’s impurities does not break or become invalid.


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