Pregnant woman doing Taharah for a corpse

* This article is an excerpt from the above Sefer

Taharah for a corpse:[1]

A pregnant woman should not perform the Taharah on a corpse, even though there is no Halachic prohibition for her to do so.[2]


[1] Michaber 352:3; Aruch Hashulchan 352:2; Divrei Malkiel 5:154; Gesher Hachaim p. 103; Nitei Gavriel 40:4

[2] Nitei Gavriel 40:6 as the trauma can endanger the child

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