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Allah knows whats inside the mothers womb and so does the doctors !

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dear brother,iwas reading the meanings of THE HOLY QURAN and came cross a verse which says that only ALLAH knows that `what is inside the weman`s stomich,HE or SHE`.But now a days doctors can check by certain tests that to whome a woman going to give birth,`HE or SHE`. 


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Allah knows whats inside the mothers womb and so does the doctors !

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His  forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad(saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 31 Surah Luqman verse 34: Verily, the knowledge of the Hour is with Allah (alone). It is He Who sends down rain, and He Who knows what is in the wombs. Nor does anyone know what it is that he will earn on the morrow: nor does anyone know in what land he is to die. Verily with Allah is full knowledge, and He is acquainted (with all things).


Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 13 Surah Raad verse 8: Allah doth know what every female (womb) doth bear, by how much the wombs fall short (of their time or number), or do exceed. Every single thing is before His Sight in (due) proportion.


Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 1.315 Narrated by Anas bin Malik

The Prophet (saws) said, "At every womb Allah appoints an angel who says, 'O Lord! A drop of semen, O Lord! A clot. O Lord! A little lump of flesh." Then if Allah wishes (to complete) its creation, the angel asks, “(O Lord!) Will it be a male or female? a wretched or a blessed? and how much will his provision be? And what will his age be?” So all that is written while the child is still in the mother's womb."


Sahih Muslim Hadith 6392 Narrated by Hudhayfah ibn Usayd

The Prophet (saws) said: “When the drop of (semen) remains in the womb for forty (days) or forty nights, the angel comes and says: “My Lord, will he be good or evil?” And both these things would be written. Then the angel says: “My Lord, would he be male or female?” And both these things are written. And his deeds and actions, his death, his livelihood; these are also recorded. Then his document of destiny is rolled and there is no addition to and subtraction from it.


Beloved brother, indeed modern science and technology have only recently developed tools that enable them to see what is developing in a mother’s womb; and after studying the formation and creation of the Creator inside the mother’s womb, they are able to declare whether the child will be a male or a female!


But, no science has or can ever develop any machine that can predict whether the child in the womb will grow up to be good or evil, what will his net worth be at every stage of his life, how long will this child live, etc.? Even though the doctors, with the help of modern science and tools, and after seeing and studying the formation of the creation might only be able to determine the gender of the child; this cannot even be compared to ‘unseen’ and Perfect Knowledge of the All-Knowing.


In light of the above Aayahs of the Quran and the authentic traditions of the Messenger of Allah (saws), it is obvious that Allah Subhanah’s knowledge is not limited to the gender of the child; but the whole destiny of the child, from its inception, to its life on this earth, to its end in the Hereafter …everything, absolutely everything, is in the Knowledge of the All Wise, All Knowing, Creator!


Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.

Your Brother in Islam,





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