Rasulullah was born in the noble family of the Banu Hashim of the Quraish tribe. After he was born he was taken by a women Bibi Halima (R.A.) to her village where he lived for four years in a clean environment. While he stayed with Hazrat Bibi Halima (R.A.), she was never short of anything and her home was always blessed. He was
returned to his mother when he was four years old. His mother took him for a visit to her families in Madinah when he was six years old. She passed away when she was returning to Makkah, at a place called Abwa and Muhammed was brought back by a slave girl Umm-e-Aiyman.
After the demise of his mother, his grand-father Abdul Muttalib looked after him, but it was not long before his grandfather passed away too. Muhammed was then eight years old. Then his uncle Abu Talib looked after him. At a young age Rasulullah used to go into the desert to watch the flocks of his uncle. As a young boy he was truthful, well mannered and honest. He never wasted his time playing games. He always helped other people.