If pregnant women and wet-nurse dont fast
If pregnant women and wet-nurse dont fast

Book:

The book of Fasting - كتاب الصيام

Chapter:

Breaking the Fast and Not Fasting and the Ahkam

Section:Issues relating to the pregnant woman, the wet-nurse, and old persons
Topic/Issue:3026 - If pregnant women and wet-nurse dont fast --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Abu HanifaThey only perform qada and they are not obliged for feeding the needySimilar to the case of sick person
Imam ShafiThey perform qada as well as feed the needyThey are obliged for qada insofar as they resemble the sick person, and they are obliged for ransom insofar as they resemble those for whom fasting is difficult.
Others:
Ibn abbas, Ibn umarBoth feed the needy and there is no qada for themSimilar to those for whom fasting is exhausting based on another qira of 2:184 "And those for whom it is overwhelming is ransom: feeding the needy (masakin)" [Note: this is not mutawatir recitation]
Evidences :1 - Quran [2:184] [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Fasting, Breaking Fast, pregnant, wet-nurse,old persons
References:1[pg:351]
Last Updated:2011-02-21

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