Fatwa ID: 04181
Answered by: Mufti Muhammad Adnan
Is there any dua' mentioned in the Quran that a pregnant woman can say for herself and her baby?
In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
Different Ulama have related different things based on their own relative experience. Our experiences are given below.
The following verses of the Qur’ān will serve well in making du`ā for a pious child:
رَبِّ هَبْ لِي مِنْ لَدُنْكَ ذُرِّيَّةً طَيِّبَةً إِنَّكَ سَمِيعُ الدُّعَاءِ
My Lord, grant me from Yourself a good offspring. Indeed, You are the Hearer of supplication. [Al-Qur’ān, Sūrah Āl `Imrān: 38]
رَبَّنَا وَاجْعَلْنَا مُسْلِمَيْنِ لَكَ وَمِنْ ذُرِّيَّتِنَا أُمَّةً مُسْلِمَةً لَكَ وَأَرِنَا مَنَاسِكَنَا وَتُبْ عَلَيْنَا إِنَّكَ أَنْتَ التَّوَّابُ الرَّحِيمُ
Our Lord! Make us both submissive to You and (raise) from our offspring a nation submitting to You, and show us our ways of devotion and turn to us (mercifully), surely You are the Oft-returning (to mercy), the Merciful. [Al-Qur’ān, Sūrah Al-Baqarah: 128]
رَبِّ هَبْ لِي مِنَ الصَّالِحِينَ
O my Lord! Grant me a righteous (child)! [Al-Qur’ān, Sūrah Al-Sāffāt: 100]
The following verse may be recited for ease during labor
أَوَلَمْ يَرَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا أَنَّ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ كَانَتَا رَتْقًا فَفَتَقْنَاهُمَا وَجَعَلْنَا مِنَ الْمَاءِ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ حَيٍّ أَفَلَا يُؤْمِنُونَ
Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and made from water every living thing? Then will they not believe? [Al-Qur’ān, Sūrah Al-Anbiyā’: 30]
Recite يا بَدِيْعَ الْعَجائِبِ بِالْخَيْرِ يا بَدِيْعُ (yā Badī’ al-ajā’ib bi al-khayr, yā Badī’) 1200 times daily, in addition to making du’ā to Allah. May Allah grant her a safe delivery of a healthy and pious child.
Recite Aayaatul Kursiy eleven times and blow over the glass of water each time. Thereafter, drink the entire glass. Insha Allah, the pain will disappear.
Additionally, you may recite Manzil and Soorah Yaseen daily.
Only Allah knows best
Written by Mufti Muhammad Adnan
Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah
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