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Changing the Baby's Diapers Does not Nullify Ablution
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If I were in a state of ablution and then I changed my baby's diaper, does that nullify my ablution or not?


If someone touches somebody else's private parts with lust, then that invalidates his ablution. However, there is a difference of opinion when such is touched without lust. The strongest opinion is that touching the private parts of a baby in order to clean the baby does not nullify ablution because such is not a cause of sexual desire. Furthermore, it is something that almost all people have to go through and if it were to nullify ablution it would cause great hardship. And if it did nullify ablution, this would have been well-known among the Companions and those who came afterwards.

Shaikh Ibn Jibreen