Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa- Acts of worship - Fasting- (2): Is it permissible to preganant women to leave fasting in Ramadan?

2011-07-22

Question:

 Dear Dr. Nabulsi,
 In Ramadan, inshaallah, I will be in the 9th month of pregnancy. I don't thing that fasting will be dangerous for me or the baby, but my husband is afraid that it may affect the baby.
Is is permissible for me not fast and could fasting affect the baby?
 Thank you

Answer:

 Dear sister,
 Assalamu Alaikum,
 Pregnant woman can leave fasting in Ramadan and fast the same number of days later on, and you can decide if it could affect the baby or not.
 Best regards.