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who is suppose 2 pay 4 the first delivery of women the husband or the mother of the women?
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Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 4 Surah Nisaa verse 34:
34 Men are the protectors and maintainers of women because Allah has given the one more than the other, and because they (the men) support them (their women) from their means.
The absolute complete financial responsibility of the maintenance and upkeep of the women has been laid upon the shoulders of the men in Islam.
From birth until her marriage, it is the duty and the responsibility of her father to bear the expenses of his daughter; after her marriage until the death of her husband, it is the duty and the responsibility of the husband in Islam to bear the complete financial expenses of his wife; and after the death of her husband, it is the duty of her sons to bear the complete expenses of their mother. Thus from her cradle to her grave, it is the duty of the men in her lives to provide for her complete financial upkeep.
Your Question: who is suppose 2 pay 4 the first delivery of women the husband or the mother of the women?
After marriage, the complete financial responsibility for the upkeep of the wife is the duty of her husband….and it is the husband’s duty in Islam to bear the complete expenses of his wife….whether it be the marriage itself, her housing, her clothing, her food, her medications, her child-births, her burial, etc….all the expenses of the upkeep of the woman after her marriage is the duty and the responsibility of her husband.
The mother of the woman is not at all obliged or bound to spend anything on her daughter after her marriage or during her child-birth, but if she, of her own free will and choice, and without any force, or coercion, or hints whatsoever wishes to spend on her daughter, there is absolutely no harm.
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Your brother and well wisher in Islam,