Carrying Small Children to the Masjid and Holding Them During the Prayer
Points of benefit derived from the ḥadīth about the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam) carrying/praying with a child.
"The Messenger of Allāh (may Allāh raise his rank and grant him peace) would pray holding Umāmah ibnt Zaynab ibnt Rasūlillāh. He would put her down when he prostrated, and then pick her up again when he stood up."This Ḥadīth was collected by al-Bukhārī (516) and Muslim (543). In another wording collected by al-Bukhārī (5996)