Congratulations for new parents and how they should respond


145. Baarakallaahu laka fil-mawhoobi laka, wa shakartal-waahiba, wa balagha 'ashuddahu, wa ruziqta birrahu.

May Allah bless you with His gift to you, and may you (the new parent) give thanks, may the child reach the maturity of years, and may you be granted its righteousness.

The reply of the person being congratulated is to say:


Baarakallahu laka wa baaraka 'alayka, wa jazaakallaahu khayran, wa razaqakallaahu mithlahu, wa 'ajzala thawaabaka.

May Allah bless you, and shower His blessings upon you, and may Allah reward you well and bestow upon you its like and reward you abundantly.[1]

[1] An-Nawawi, Kitabul-'Athkar p. 349, and Sahihul-'Athkar 2/713 by Saleem Al-Hilali.

Duas from the Quran & Sunnah

O Allah, send peace and blessings upon our Prophet Muhammad pbuh, his companions, and his family and all those who follow them in righteousness till the Day of Reckoning. Ameen.

Duas are taken from the Fortress of the Muslim (Pocket Size) Invocations from the Qura'an & Sunnah Compiled by Sa'id Wahf Al-Qahtani.

This is a collection of the prayers of the Holy Prophet of Islam taken from the pages of the Holy Qur'an and authentic works of Traditions. The Prophet was a great believer in prayers. He made supplications to his Lord with a zeal rarely to be found in the religious literature of the world.

This pocket sized Dua book is very handy. If you are able to, I highly recommend you purchase it. Keep a copy with you and memorise them. It’s also a nice gift for anyone! You can purchase a copy at:

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