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What is the Muslim response to those couples who decide to live without children. Also, I would request you to mention some reasons due to which these couples willingly opt for living their lives without children.

The only reason I see why they would not have a baby is if the wife is baren or havi g a baby will cause her difficulty

Having a lot of children is something that is encouraged in Islam and the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) urged Muslims to do that. Abu Dawood (2050) narrated that Ma’qil ibn Yazaar (may Allah be pleased with him) said: A man came to the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and said: “O Messenger of Allaah, I have found a woman who is from a good family and is beautiful, but she does not bear children; should I marry her?” He told him not to. Then he came to him a second time and said something similar and he told him not to marry her. Then he came to him a third time and said something similar and he (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Marry the one who is loving and fertile, for I will be proud of your great numbers.” 

Classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in Irwa’ al-Ghaleel, 1784. 

Hence the couple should be keen to have a lot of children and be happy about that and show gratitude for the blessing that Allah has bestowed upon them. 


It is permissible to delay having children for a certain amount of time if that serves an interest, such as if the woman is weak or sick. But it is not permissible to do that for fear of poverty or for fear of raising the children, because that implies thinking negatively of Allah, may He be exalted. 

It says in a statement of the Islamic Fiqh Council belonging to the Muslim World League: The Islamic Fiqh Council affirms unanimously that it is not permissible to limit the number of children in general and it is not permissible to prevent pregnancy if the reason for doing that is fear of poverty, because Allah is the Provider and Owner of great power, and there is no living creature on earth but its provision is due from Allah, or if that is for other reasons that are not acceptable according to sharee’ah. 

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edited May 04 '13 at 23:34

Here is wazifa / Dua for baby please try this wazifa InshaAllah Allah will bless you a baby This wazifa works but you need to do it according to the method hope it will help you in your case. As i request admin please dont remove the link i found it few days back while searching on net it will help to others thanks

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edited May 13 '13 at 07:48
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