One of the greatest pains a human being can experience is losing someone they love. The pain can be even more excruciating for a mother who has lost her child in a miscarriage.
Imagine how painful it must be for a mother to feel when she has to lose her baby even though before she had longed for a child to complete her family, continue her offspring, and worship Allah SWT.
Although miscarriage is considered a taboo topic to discuss in many cultures, often even considered embarrassing. But actually, Islam teaches us about miscarriage openly and beautifully.
Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala gives us the best example to follow when faced with a situation like this.
Our beloved Prophet Muhammad SAW lost his son Ibrahim, who passed away as soon as he was born. Even though the death of his son very saddened him, our Prophet remained strong and believed that Allah knew that he was strong enough to face this ordeal.
Indeed, we humans can only plan as well as possible, but Allah subḥānahu wa ta’āla is the best planners.
Dealing with miscarriage can be a very difficult and lonely journey a mother has to go through. However, you have to keep believing that it is a test from Allah SWT, a test that is indeed very big. Allah will never be wrong to give tests and trials to His servant.
As stated in the Holy Quran:
In addition, mothers who have lost their children need not worry about what happened to their babies after they died. Allah SWT will place children who die under the best care with Prophet Ibrahim AS.
Children who die in a state of fitrah, even the children of the mushrikeen, will be placed in a very beautiful garden in heaven with the Prophet Ibraham.
And lastly, the good news for parents who lost their child in a miscarriage is to hope and pray to be reunited with your child in Jannah Insha Allah.
As narrated by several hadiths, that the children of Paradise will take hold of their parents’ garment or hand and will not let go until Allah admit them and their parents to heaven.