Al-Kāfi - Volume 6 > After Seven Days from Birth Shaving is not Required
Hadith #1

مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنِ الْعَمْرَكِيِّ بْنِ عَلِيٍّ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ جَعْفَرٍ عَنْ أَخِيهِ أَبِي الْحَسَنِ ( عليه السلام ) قَالَ سَأَلْتُهُ عَنْ مَوْلُودٍ يُحْلَقُ رَأْسُهُ بَعْدَ يَوْمِ السَّابِعِ فَقَالَ إِذَا مَضَى سَبْعَةُ أَيَّامٍ فَلَيْسَ عَلَيْهِ حَلْقٌ .

1. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from al-‘Amrakiy ibn Ali from Ali ibn Ja‘far from his brother abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, who has said the following: “I once asked abu al-Hassan, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about the newborn: if shaving his head after seven days from his birth is required. He (the Imam) said, ‘When seven days pass shaving is not required.’”



Hadith #2

عَلِيُّ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ صَالِحِ بْنِ أَبِي حَمَّادٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ رِبَاطٍ عَنْ ذَرِيحٍ الْمُحَارِبِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللَّهِ ( عليه السلام ) فِي الْعَقِيقَةِ قَالَ إِذَا جَاوَزَتْ سَبْعَةُ أَيَّامٍ فَلَا عَقِيقَةَ لَهُ .

2. Ali ibn Muhammad has narrated from Salih ibn abu Hammad from Ali ibn al-Hassan ibn Ribat from Dharih al-Muharibiy who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘When seven days from the birth of a child pass, then it is not ‘Aqiqah (the way it should have been).”’