Are Test Tube Baby or IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization) Procedures Legal in Islam?
It is absolutely fine to ask the question whether Test Tube Baby or IVF In-Vitro Fertilization procedures are legal. The Good News is that it has been officially declared legal by competent authorities around the world an in Pakistan.
Jamia Al-Azhar was established under the Fatimid Caliphate in 975 C.E. and is recognized as the oldest Islamic university and the second oldest university in worldwide.
Al-Azhar University or Jamia Al-Azhar’s FATWA Committee is the leading International Authority for Muslims around the world. In 1980, Al Azhar issued FATWA declaring that Test Tube Baby, IVF and similar technologies are permissible as long as they do not involve any form of third-party donation (of sperm, eggs, embryos, or uteruses).
In addition, The Federal Shariah Court of Pakistan in February 2017, declared Test Tube Baby, IVF legal in Pakistan.
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