Is Shaving the Head of a Newborn Girl Also Sunnah? Or Just Boys?

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Fatwa ID: 05984


Answered by: Alimah Zakiratul Hoque




Is shaving the head of a newborn girl also sunnah? Or just boys?



In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful




The shaving of the head refers to both boys and girls due to the generality of the statement. (Umdatul Qari, Vol 21, Pg 131)

في حديث سلمان : أميطوا عنه الأذى و من جملة الأذى شعر رأسه الملوث من البطن ، و بعمومه يتناول الذكر و الأنثى




Only Allah knows best.

Written by Alimah Zakiratul Hoque

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham






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