"This is a concession for the elderly, as they
can fast. They are to break the fast and
feed one poor person a day. Pregnant or
breast-feeding women, if they fear for the
child, can do likewise."
the report, there is the addition:
"Ibn 'Abbas used to say to his wives who
are to pay the "ransom" and do not have to
make up the days later. "
Women who are pregnant or breast feeding
are obligated to fast unless they are either a
high risk pregnancy or a woman whose milk