Refraining from Salah for sixty days after delivery

A: The maximum postpartum period is forty days. When a newly-delivered woman completes forty days, she has to perform Ghusl (full ritual bath) and offer Salah even if there is still a flow of blood. In such a case, she takes the ruling of a woman in a state of Istihadah (abnormal vaginal bleeding outside the menstrual or post-partum period), and as such she should perform Wudu' (ablution) before every Salah and place a piece of cloth or the like into her vagina to prevent leakage. This will be the case unless this is the time of her monthly menstruation. The woman concerned is not excused for neglecting Salah after the elapse of forty days of postpartum period unless it was the time of her usual menses. Accordingly, she has to make up for the missed Salahs as much as she possibly can. She should try to estimate the number of the Salahs which she did not offer after being Tahir (ritually pure) before the completion of forty days or after the completion of the postpartum period. Hence, she should perform these Salahs respectively each day and night until she completes the days in which she did not offer the obligatory Salahs after the elapse of her postpartum period.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.