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is a husband allowed to have sex with his wife whilst she is pregnant?
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Sex with pregnant wife permissible?
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There is absolutely no harm if a husband has sex with his pregnant wife. The only times it is not permissible to have sexual intercourse with their wives are:
during their monthly periods
during their periods after childbirth
while they are performing obligatory fasts.
In fact, there is a reward every time the husband has sexual intercourse with his wife in Islam.
The Companions asked: "O Messenger of Allah (saws) is there a reward if one satisfies his passion?" He (saws) said: "Do you know that if he satisfies it unlawfully he has taken a sin upon himself? Likewise, if he satisfies it lawfully, he is rewarded."
(Narrated by Muslim).
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Your Brother in Islam,