Reference: I’laam al-Mu’aasireen bi-Fataawa Ibn ‘Uthaymeen – Page 444
Question: A female questioner asks: Noble Shaykh, a woman has been married for 7 years and medical reports have confirmed that her husband is sterile. So can she request a divorce from her husband? And what advice do you have for her O Noble Shaykh?
Response: Yes, she can ask for a divorce because she has a right to having children. And if it has been confirmed that her husband is [indeed] sterile, then she can have the marriage annulled. However, there remains a viewpoint; Should she request for the marriage to be annulled or should she remain with him? [In entertaining this viewpoint] it should be ascertained whether the man is morally good, religious and upright [and if this is the case], then there is no harm in her remaining with him, otherwise it is better for her to find a husband who is not sterile because the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:
«Marry women who are affectionate and child-bearing…», [transmitted by Abu Daawood]