Giving azaan to a new born baby

Q: When giving azaan for a new born baby, should one

1) Place one's hands by the ear?

2) Face the qiblah?


1. There is no need for this.

2. No.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)