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Having a baby out of nikha.Can we get married now.


My question is that a couple had physical relation and the women got pregnant now its been 5 months pregnancy and both couple wants to get married they want to know possibility according to Islamic law and shariah. Kindly advise them in the light of Islamic law and shariah.
Awaiting your prompt response.

Thanking you
Best regards


Salaamun alaykum

Thank you for your question.

5Question: If an unmarried lady and a man have had pre-marital sex, are they allowed to enter marriage contract (Nikah) with each other?

Answer: Yes, they are allowed, after their repentance.