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If a Woman Washes Her Baby, Is Her Ablution Nullified?
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I have children and I wash and clean my child's impurities. Does this nullify my ablution or not?


I have children and I wash and clean my child's impurities. Does this nullify my ablution or not?

Washing the impurities off of the body that is being washed or otherwise does not invalidate the ablution unless one touches the private part. In that case, the ablution is nullified as is the case if a person touches his/her own private part.1

The Standing Committee

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Footnote

1. This is an issue in which there is a difference of opinion and the opinion expressed in this answer, although the safest opinion, may not be strongest opinion. In a few pages, similar question is put to Shaikh Ibn Jibreen and he comes to the opposite conclusion. Allah knows best.