Q: If a woman experienced nifaas for a period of 30 days after delivering her first child and after delivering her second child she bled for 45 days, how many days will she consider as nifaas?


A: Since her bleeding exceeded the maximum duration of nifaas (40 days) she will consider her previous habit of 30 days as nifaas and the remaining days will be regarded as isithaadhah (dysfunctional uterine bleeding). Therefore, she will have to perform qadhaa (make up) for the salaah and fasts (if any) that were not performed after the thirtieth day.