A pregnant woman discharging some fluid during Ramadaan

Question: A woman was in her ninth month of pregnancy during Ramadaan. At the beginning of the month, she would have a white vaginal discharge with no traces of blood and she would, nevertheless, fast. This happened ten years ago.

My question is: “Should she make up for these days, bearing in mind that she fasted in spite of the white vaginal discharge she had?”

Answer: If the case is as you mentioned, her Sawm is valid and she does not have to make up for these days... read more here.

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A pregnant or a breastfeeding woman fearing for her health or her baby’s during Ramadaan

Question: If a pregnant woman or a breastfeeding mother does not fast Ramadaan because she is afraid that fasting might cause harm to herself or to her baby what should she do? Should she make up for the missed days of fasting in addition to feeding the poor, make up for the missed days of fasting without feeding the poor, or feed the poor without making up for the missed days? What should she do in this case?

Answer: If a pregnant woman is afraid that fasting will be harmful to her or to the fetus, then she is not obliged to fast. She is only required to make up the missed days of fasting, as her case is similar to that of someone who is sick and cannot fast, or one who fears that fasting may cause him harm. Allaah says: …and whoever is ill or on a journey, the same number [of days which one did not observe Sawm (fasts) must be made up] from other days.... read more here.

Observance or non-observance of Sawm for a pregnant woman in Ramadaan

Question: I was pregnant during Ramadaan so I did not fast during the entire month. Later on, I fasted for one complete month to make up for the days I missed in addition to giving Sadaqah (voluntary charity). I was pregnant again during a subsequent Ramadaan and thus did not fast. Later on, I made up for these missed fasts by fasting every other day for two months without giving Sadaqah. Does Sawm (Fast) in this manner necessitate paying Sadaqah?

Answer: If a pregnant woman is worried lest Sawm should harm her or her embryo, she is allowed to refrain from Sawm, provided that she makes up for the days of Sawm she misses. A pregnant woman falls under the same ruling as a sick person who cannot fast or fears that Sawm may cause them harm. Allaah (Exalted be He) says: …and whoever is ill or on a journey, the same number [of days which one did not observe Sawm (fasts) must be made up] from other days.… read more here.