Sunday, June 24, 2012

The Prophet Muhammad as a Baby

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In honor of the Islamic lunar month of Shaban, traditionally touted as the month of the Prophet (peace be upon him), I am sharing some really sweet notes on the development of the Prophet Muhammad as a baby.   These notes are from a class I attended about six months ago with  Ustadha Eiman Sidky.  I wish I could find the book from which she took these pearls, but alas, my notes are lacking the text. If anyone knows, please leave it in the comments, so I can add it! They detail his development from turning over to talking, and as always he was exemplary and above the curve.  I love thinking of his blessed babyhood, and how he was as an infant.  Enjoy!

  • At two months of age he was rolling over already.
  • By four months he was cruising, as in cruising along tables, and other furniture to move from one place to another.
  • He was walking at five months. Can you imagine!?
  • At nine months he was speaking Fus'ha, the elegant and elevated form of Classical Arabic. It is the form that the Qur'an was revealed in. 
  • At ten months, he was able to accurately shoot a bow and arrow, a sign of his piercing intelligence and unwavering focus. May Allah bless him!!
  • And always, before he touched anything, even as an infant, he would utter a 'Bismillah"
Enjoy this month, may it bring you closer to the Prophet and prepare your heart for Ramadan!  Remember all the babies of the ummah in your du'a!


  1. amazing! - endless peace and blessings be upon him and his family. thank you for sharing.

  2. SubhanAllah! Amazing to read...please could you let me know if you find out the name of the book inshaAllah

  3. Subhanallah! Jazakallah khair for sharing! I would be interested in the text as well.

  4. i'm glad you all enjoyed. i will try my hardest to search out the text. thanks for reading!!