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1,090. Hefsek Taharah
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158:4 If a woman knows that she is not pregnant and goes to the mikvah, then she miscarries within 40 days, this does not count as a birth. This is because a fetus is not considered formed under 40 days. Therefore, this miscarriage is counted as menstrual uncleanliness. Even if she didn’t see blood, there […]
1,089. Immersion After a Miscarriage
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158:2 Some authorities say that the couple must separate from on the eve of the forty-first day after giving birth to a boy and the eve of the eighty-first day for a girl out of concern that she may see blood as when she expects her period. Other authorities differ. A diligent person should take […]
1,088. Immersion After Delivery
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157:8 It is permitted to have relations with a virgin for the first time on Shabbos even though doing so makes a wound. 158:1 If a woman delivered a baby, either alive or stillborn, or if she had a miscarriage, she has “childbirth uncleanliness.” This is so even if she didn’t see blood. According to […]
1,087. Bleeding as a Result of Intercourse
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157:6 If a man marries a virgin and consummates the marriage, even though she may bleed during the act, he should nevertheless finish as one normally would, without any concerns. After they have finished, they should separate and she is ritually unclean. Even if they didn’t see any blood, we are concerned that perhaps a […]
1,086. A Divorced Couple Remarrying
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157:4 If a man remarries his ex-wife, she must still count seven days. This is true even if he divorced her while she was pregnant and remarried her while she was still pregnant, or if he divorced her while she was nursing and remarried her while she is still nursing. If he didn’t wait and […]
1,085. Bleeding Between the Chupah and Yichud
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157:2 If the wedding was put on hold for some reason but then they agreed to go ahead with it, even though she already counted the seven clean days, she must do so again because of a new possibility that there was a drop of blood caused by all the stress. Even if she checked […]
1,084. Bleeding During Intimacy
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156:3 If woman feels her period arrive during relations, she must immediately inform her husband. He should not withdraw while still physically aroused as this also gives him pleasure. Rather, he should support himself on his hands and knees and fill himself with dread that this sin has come upon him. When his arousal subsides, […]
1,083. Bleeding as a Consequence of Intimacy
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156:1 If a woman saw blood because of marital relations – even not during relations but later on the same night – she is permitted to have relations again after she has purified herself. She must, however, prepare for the eventuality that it may happen again. If it happened on her mikvah night, then he […]
1,082. Those Who Are Not Expecting a Period
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155:11 Just as a woman must suspect a menstrual pattern based on a given day of the month or after a given interval of days because of a single occurrence, similarly she must suspect a pattern based on physical symptoms or a combination of factors because of a single occurrence. And, just as patterns based […]
1,081. Checking at the Expected Time
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155:9 If a woman has a regular menstrual pattern, before the time arrives when she normally sees blood, she should insert a cloth in order to know for sure. This is because there is reason to be concerned that a drop of blood may come out and become lost, with the result that she doesn’t […]