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Salaam alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatu Pls i will like to know what islam says abut the death of a baby,what position the baby will be?what can the mother do after the death.salaam

asked 10 tawakaltu's gravatar image

Salaam alaukum, JazakAllahu khayran for d answer,pls would like to add this question to it.what if the dead baby was born out of wedlock,but consent had been given by d wife's parent but d proper nikkah has nt been performed.

(Jun 17 at 13:11) tawakaltu tawakaltu's gravatar image

السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ

The scholars are unanimously agreed that the fate of Muslim children -- if they die after the soul has been breathed in and before reaching puberty -- is Paradise, as an honour from Allah, may He be exalted, to them and their parents and as a mercy from Him, Whose mercy encompasses all things.

It was narrated that Abu Hassaan said: I said to Abu Hurayrah: Two of my sons have died. Can you narrate to me any hadeeth from the Messenger of Allaah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) which will console us for our loss? He said: Yes: “Their little ones are the little ones (da’aamees) of Paradise. When one of them meets his father – or his parents – he takes hold of his garment – or his hand – as I am taking told of the hem of your garment, and he does not let go until Allaah admits him and his father to Paradise.”

The mother needs to stay patient, It could be test from Allah SWT. In the Saheeh Hadeeth it says: “The greatest reward comes with the greatest trial. When Allaah loves a people He tests them. Whoever accepts that wins His pleasure but whoever is discontent with that earns His wrath.” Narrated by al-Tirmidhi (2396) and Ibn Maajah (4031); classed as hasan by al-Albaani in Saheeh al-Tirmidhi.

Remember the words of the Messenger (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him): “How wonderful is the affair of the believer, for his affairs are all good, and this applies to no one but the believer. If something good happens to him, he is thankful for it and that is good for him. If something bad happens to him, he bears it with patience and that is good for him.” (Narrated by Muslim, 2999).

So if calamity befalls a Muslim, he must say Inna Lillaahi wa inna ilayhi raaji’oon (Verily to Allah we belong and unto Him is our return), and say the du’aa’s that have been narrated from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him).

I ask Allah SWT to keep the mother patient and close to Allah SWT. Amin.

answered 406 I_loveISLAM's gravatar image

so what about a non-muslim baby? and how can a person be muslim, before saying the magic words?

(Jun 16 at 14:51) mikejm4 mikejm4's gravatar image
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