My wife has a disability with her eyes called "RP". We have two healthy kids and the doctor has advised that due to her condition if she does fall pregnant again there is a chance that she may loose her eye sight. Is it possible for her to get permanent contraception?
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.
If the doctor you consulted is a competent and pious Muslim, and he has ruled out reversible contraception as a viable option in your wife's case, then your wife may act on his recommendation and get irreversible contraception. Otherwise, you should consult a competent and pious Muslim doctor and inquire about reversible contraception first. If he does not see any benefit in that, then you may get irreversible contraception.[i]
And Allāh knows best.
Ml. Sohail Bengali
Chicago, IL (USA)
Muftī Abrar Mirza
Chicago, IL (USA)
Under the Supervision of Muftī Ebrahim Desai (South Africa)
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