The blood which flows before she gives birth

Reference: Fataawa ash-Shaykh al-‘Allaamah Muhammad Naasiruddeen al-Albaanee fil-Madeenah wal-Imaaraat – Page 232
Fataawa al-Imaaraat – Page 109

Question: What is the ruling regarding the blood which flows from the woman a short period before she gives birth; Is it postpartum blood, or is it menses [blood]?

Response: This is [the blood of] menses; Because the postpartum blood flows after childbirth.

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.