Are women allowed to leave the home after childbirth?

Q: What is the ruling regarding the period of bleeding after a woman gives birth? Is she allowed to leave her home? If so, is it only for bare necessities?

A: She is allowed to leave the home.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)