During the month of Ramadan, 1409 A.H., my wife did not observe Sawm (Fast) during her 14-day menstrual period. Later, she made up for only seven days and so she still has to make up for the remaining seven days. Now, she is in the sixth month of pregnancy. Please give me Fatwa on whether Kaffarah (expiation) can replace making up for the missed fasts.
If not, what should she do? May Allah reward you with the best.
Your wife has to make up for the remaining days of Sawm she missed during Ramadan due to menstruation. If the delay in making up for the days she missed was for no Shar`y (Islamic legal) excuse, she has to pay a Kaffarah for every day she missed in addition to making up. The Kaffarah is feeding a poor person, for each day, half a Sa` (1 Sa` = 3 kg. Approx.) of dried dates, wheat, or any other staple foodstuff. It should be given to the poor of the country and it is permissible to give the total amount to only one poor person. However, if the delay is due to pregnancy or disease, (Part No. 10; Page No. 158) then she only has to make up for the missed days.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.