ANSWERS FOR WOMEN

Questions by women and answers for women. A collection of Islamic answers and sound advice just for Muslim women.

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I have a weak bladder and use the bathroom often. How do I complete my tawaf?
Question: I have a weak bladder and use the bathroom often. How do I complete my tawaf? Answer: Bismi...
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After the nikkah, can one consummate the marriage or should they wait?
Question: After the nikkah, can one consummate the marriage or should they wait a few weeks to know the...
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Too Busy To Be Married
Married or Single, this is a MUST listen! A short clip from a workshop given by Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali...
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Is My Period Finished? How to Know the End of Menstruation
by Naielah Ackbarali  Many women wonder how to tell when their menstrual bleeding ends. Towards...
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FREE Fiqh of Menstruation Video Series
Watch our FREE Fiqh of Menstruation Video Series! Ten short videos that quickly summarize what you need...
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5 Questions To Ask A Potential Spouse
by Naielah Ackbarali  When you ask the right questions BEFORE deciding to marry, it lessens the...
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Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali & Ustadh Anas Sillwood appear on Salaam Britain at the Islam Channel to...

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Sunnas Acts During Conflict
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Experiencing conflict is normal and healthy...
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Garments For Each Other
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Allah Most High says: هُنَّ لِبَاسٌۭ لَّكُمْ...
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Prospective Spouse Questions
by Naielah Ackbarali The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said: “Marriage is...
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Step-by-Step Prayer Guide For Muslim Women
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Allah Most High says: “Successful indeed...
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Salawat & Salam For The Prophet ﷺ
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Sending abundant blessings (salawat) and peace...
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Five Must-Know Rulings For Praying During Labor
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Every woman’s birthing experience will be unique....
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Can I make du'a against someone who hurt me?
Question: Can I make du’a against someone who hurt me? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir...
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How do I perform ghusl? When is it obligatory?
Question: How do I perform ghusl? When is it obligatory? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim Assalamu...
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Istihada: What Is It? And Examples
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Abnormal vaginal bleeding (istihada) is invalid...
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How do I pray with abnormal vaginal bleeding (istihada)?
Question: How do I pray with abnormal vaginal bleeding (istihada)? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir...

MENSTRUATION ISSUES

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Is My Period Finished? How to Know the End of Menstruation
by Naielah Ackbarali  Many women wonder how to tell when their menstrual bleeding ends. Towards...
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FREE Fiqh of Menstruation Video Series
Watch our FREE Fiqh of Menstruation Video Series! Ten short videos that quickly summarize what you need...
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Aisha's Hajj
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali It was the tenth year after the hijra, the last...
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Is it permissible to take medication to stop your menstrual flow during Ramadan?
Question: Is it permissible to take medication to stop your menstrual flow during Ramadan? Answer: Bismi...
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If you see menstrual blood after Maghrib, and aren't sure when it started, is your fast valid?
Question: If you see menstrual blood after Maghrib, and aren’t sure when it started, is your fast...
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Five Must-Know Rulings For Praying During Labor
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Every woman’s birthing experience will be unique....
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I am heavily pregnant and praying is difficult. Can pregnant women pray sitting down?
Question: I am heavily pregnant and praying is difficult. Can pregnant women pray sitting down? Answer: Bismi...
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If the prayer time enters and my menstruation starts afterwards but I hadn't prayed, do I have to make up that prayer after my bleeding ends?
Question: If the prayer time enters and my menstruation starts afterwards but I hadn’t prayed,...
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What is the ruling of sexual intercourse during menstruation?
Question: What is the ruling of sexual intercourse during menstruation? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir...
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Six Conditions For Menstruation
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The Companion Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (Allah be...

PURITY & PRAYER

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Is My Period Finished? How to Know the End of Menstruation
by Naielah Ackbarali  Many women wonder how to tell when their menstrual bleeding ends. Towards...
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FREE Fiqh of Menstruation Video Series
Watch our FREE Fiqh of Menstruation Video Series! Ten short videos that quickly summarize what you need...
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Step-by-Step Ablution (Wudu) Guide
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The Prophet ﷺ said: “A Muslim does not perform...
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Step-by-Step Prayer Guide For Muslim Women
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Allah Most High says: “Successful indeed...
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Five Must-Know Rulings For Praying During Labor
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Every woman’s birthing experience will be unique....
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I am heavily pregnant and praying is difficult. Can pregnant women pray sitting down?
Question: I am heavily pregnant and praying is difficult. Can pregnant women pray sitting down? Answer: Bismi...
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The Sick Person's Prayer With Pictures
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The basis is that one performs the prayer as...
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Eid Prayer & Recommended Acts
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The Companion Anas (Allah be pleased with him)...
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Can I make du'a against someone who hurt me?
Question: Can I make du’a against someone who hurt me? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir...
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If the prayer time enters and my menstruation starts afterwards but I hadn't prayed, do I have to make up that prayer after my bleeding ends?
Question: If the prayer time enters and my menstruation starts afterwards but I hadn’t prayed,...

BOOKS FOR MUSLIM WOMEN

Read Islamic books on menstruation, marriage, and inspirational topics.

FASTING & RAMADAN

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FREE Fiqh of Menstruation Video Series
Watch our FREE Fiqh of Menstruation Video Series! Ten short videos that quickly summarize what you need...
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The Big Ramadan Show
Watch Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali’s interview on The Big Ramadan Show on the Islam Channel as she...
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Gates Of Doing Good In Ramadan
Become inspired and motivated for Ramadan! Aired on YouTube via Parenting With Allah By My Side. Feedback...
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Is it permissible to take medication to stop your menstrual flow during Ramadan?
Question: Is it permissible to take medication to stop your menstrual flow during Ramadan? Answer: Bismi...
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If you see menstrual blood after Maghrib, and aren't sure when it started, is your fast valid?
Question: If you see menstrual blood after Maghrib, and aren’t sure when it started, is your fast...
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Fasting For Women - Resources
Check out our FREE Videos and Answers about fasting! BOOKS Ramadan Ready: Action Steps for Muslim...
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Ramadan For Women
Get ready for Ramadan! Make this Ramadan better than the last inshaAllah! SHUKR Islamic Clothing has...
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Is it permissible to eat one’s full? What about pigging out?
Question: Is it permissible to eat one’s full? What about pigging out? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir...
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Eid Prayer & Recommended Acts
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The Companion Anas (Allah be pleased with him)...
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When do I make the intention for a makeup Ramadan fast?
Question: When do I make the intention for a makeup Ramadan fast? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir...

HAJJ & UMRAH

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I have a weak bladder and use the bathroom often. How do I complete my tawaf?
Question: I have a weak bladder and use the bathroom often. How do I complete my tawaf? Answer: Bismi...
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Aisha's Hajj
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali It was the tenth year after the hijra, the last...
Eid sweets
Eid Prayer & Recommended Acts
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The Companion Anas (Allah be pleased with him)...
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Good Deeds On Arafat
Hear about the different acts of worship that you can perform on the Day of Arafat, even if you’re...
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How does a menstruating woman perform umrah? What can she do and not do?
Question: How does a menstruating woman perform umrah? What can she do and not do? Answer: Bismi...
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I am upset that my menstruation started during my umrah. Any advice?
Question: I am upset that my menstruation started during my umrah. Any advice? Answer: Bismi Llahir...
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What medicine can I use to stop menstrual blood during umrah? What if I experience breakthrough bleeding?
Question: What medicine can I use to stop menstrual blood during umrah? What if I experience breakthrough...
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Which acts of worship are permissible and impermissible during menstruation?
Question: Which acts of worship are permissible and impermissible during menstruation? Answer: Bismi...
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What is the ruling of performing umrah? What is the ruling for each umrah rite?
Question: What is the ruling of performing umrah? What is the ruling for each umrah rite? Answer: Bismi...
IHRAM-SHEETS
Ihram Violations & Penalties
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali It is a condition to enter into a...

MARRIAGE

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After the nikkah, can one consummate the marriage or should they wait?
Question: After the nikkah, can one consummate the marriage or should they wait a few weeks to know the...
TO BUSY TO BE MARRIED SQUARE
Too Busy To Be Married
Married or Single, this is a MUST listen! A short clip from a workshop given by Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali...
New Post
When Love Isn't Enough – What I Do To Stay Motivated In My Marriage
by Naielah Ackbarali  Everyone has their theories about what makes a marriage successful.  Many...
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5 Questions To Ask A Potential Spouse
by Naielah Ackbarali  When you ask the right questions BEFORE deciding to marry, it lessens the...
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
Inspiring Love & Mercy In Muslim Marriages - Exclusive Interview with Naielah Ackbarali
Naielah Ackbarali is the founder and CEO of Muslima Coaching. She is passionate about teaching people...
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Salaam Britain Interview for Singles
Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali & Ustadh Anas Sillwood appear on Salaam Britain at the Islam Channel to...
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Choosing Your Other Half: Marriage Tips for Muslim Singles
Ust Naielah Ackbarali releases a Single Muslim marriage guide with her husband Ust Anas Sillwood. Watch...
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Need A Hug From Your Husband?
Find out how to get more tender touch and affection in your marriage inshaAllah! Clip from our live event...
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Make Your Marriage Work
Ust Naielah Ackbarali launches Muslim Marriage Coach with her husband Ust Anas Sillwood. Ust Anas...
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Salaam Britain Interview
Watch Ust Naielah Ackbarali talk about her newest marriage book “Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples:...

LIVE & SELF-PACED COURSES

Learn your deen and love it! Courses on menstruation, prayer, fasting, hajj, umrah, seera and inspirational topics.

SUNNA & ETIQUETTE

roses in bed
After the nikkah, can one consummate the marriage or should they wait?
Question: After the nikkah, can one consummate the marriage or should they wait a few weeks to know the...
New Post
When Love Isn't Enough – What I Do To Stay Motivated In My Marriage
by Naielah Ackbarali  Everyone has their theories about what makes a marriage successful.  Many...
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Book Interview: Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples
Watch this snippet of Ustadha Naielah’s interveiw with Ustadha Sumaya from And She Thrived about...
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Don't Give Up On Your Marriage!
Watch Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali speak about her latest book: Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples: Marriage...
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The Big Ramadan Show
Watch Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali’s interview on The Big Ramadan Show on the Islam Channel as she...
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Aisha's Hajj
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali It was the tenth year after the hijra, the last...
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Sunnas Acts During Conflict
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Experiencing conflict is normal and healthy...
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Sunnas For Spouses
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Learning how to love from the best of creation… Spend...
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Gates Of Doing Good In Ramadan
Become inspired and motivated for Ramadan! Aired on YouTube via Parenting With Allah By My Side. Feedback...
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Garments For Each Other
Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Allah Most High says: هُنَّ لِبَاسٌۭ لَّكُمْ...

VIDEOS & AUDIOS

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Too Busy To Be Married
Married or Single, this is a MUST listen! A short clip from a workshop given by Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali...
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Salaam Britain Interview for Singles
Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali & Ustadh Anas Sillwood appear on Salaam Britain at the Islam Channel to...
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Choosing Your Other Half: Marriage Tips for Muslim Singles
Ust Naielah Ackbarali releases a Single Muslim marriage guide with her husband Ust Anas Sillwood. Watch...
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Need A Hug From Your Husband?
Find out how to get more tender touch and affection in your marriage inshaAllah! Clip from our live event...
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Make Your Marriage Work
Ust Naielah Ackbarali launches Muslim Marriage Coach with her husband Ust Anas Sillwood. Ust Anas...
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Salaam Britain Interview
Watch Ust Naielah Ackbarali talk about her newest marriage book “Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples:...
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Book Interview: Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples
Watch this snippet of Ustadha Naielah’s interveiw with Ustadha Sumaya from And She Thrived about...
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Don't Give Up On Your Marriage!
Watch Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali speak about her latest book: Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples: Marriage...
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Considering Remarriage After Divorce
Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali speaks with Divorce Support Coach Sumaya from ‘And She Thrived’...
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My Spouse Blames Me!
Ust. Naielah Ackbarali answers questions about love and marriage. Sign up for a couples coaching or a...

LIFESTYLE & INSPIRATION

TO BUSY TO BE MARRIED SQUARE
Too Busy To Be Married
Married or Single, this is a MUST listen! A short clip from a workshop given by Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali...
New Post
When Love Isn't Enough – What I Do To Stay Motivated In My Marriage
by Naielah Ackbarali  Everyone has their theories about what makes a marriage successful.  Many...
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
Inspiring Love & Mercy In Muslim Marriages - Exclusive Interview with Naielah Ackbarali
Naielah Ackbarali is the founder and CEO of Muslima Coaching. She is passionate about teaching people...
MicrosoftTeams-image (52)
Salaam Britain Interview for Singles
Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali & Ustadh Anas Sillwood appear on Salaam Britain at the Islam Channel to...
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Choosing Your Other Half: Marriage Tips for Muslim Singles
Ust Naielah Ackbarali releases a Single Muslim marriage guide with her husband Ust Anas Sillwood. Watch...
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Need A Hug From Your Husband?
Find out how to get more tender touch and affection in your marriage inshaAllah! Clip from our live event...
together
Make Your Marriage Work
Ust Naielah Ackbarali launches Muslim Marriage Coach with her husband Ust Anas Sillwood. Ust Anas...
salam-britain
Salaam Britain Interview
Watch Ust Naielah Ackbarali talk about her newest marriage book “Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples:...
sumaya interview square
Book Interview: Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples
Watch this snippet of Ustadha Naielah’s interveiw with Ustadha Sumaya from And She Thrived about...
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Don't Give Up On Your Marriage!
Watch Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali speak about her latest book: Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples: Marriage...

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