I am really concerned about what is going on in my country which is family planning to avoid children. Is it allowed in Islam because I believe what Allah has ordained for us will surely happen and I believe that we shouldn't hesitate to follow what Allah has enjoined us to do. I am from Nigeria.

  • Could you be more specific about the kind of family planning ? Commented Dec 15, 2016 at 23:51
  • That they don't want to bear More than 2 two child then they planned for it and if allah had said they will bear 7 child? Commented Dec 16, 2016 at 5:22
  • I meant more specific about the family planning techniques (like here for instance islam.stackexchange.com/questions/7846/… ). Or are you asking if married people should try to have as many children as physically possible? Commented Dec 16, 2016 at 15:57
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    Out of curiosity, which country is it? It would help to check the laws made in their original form. Commented Dec 16, 2016 at 15:58

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no it is generally forbidden but in rare cases where life of mother is in danger then it is permitted

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    Please add evidences to support your claims on the whole this looks more like a comment not as an answer as we expect here (read How to Answer).
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    Commented Feb 17, 2017 at 8:44

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