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I’m in my 1st trimester of pregnancy and while I’m grateful to be pregnant, I’ve been feeling so lousy and am hardly coping with my life. My husband has been supportive and kind, but I sense that he is beginning to lose patience...
Happily contemplating the way our family was now growing on the fast track, I didn't honestly consider the second ultrasound as anything more than a technicality...
The technician smeared some of the gooey gel and started moving the probe around my stomach. I waited for the usual comments of "Oh, look! There's a hand and there's a leg and there's another hand!" But the technician was silent...
Kabbala Toons: Episode XVII
You are not your spacesuit
Lessons From Our Baby's Life
I remember crying and saying to my husband, that in a way it was a merit to have met such a holy neshama (soul). We don’t know why G-d does anything. But I am sure that He heard our prayers and tears, and watched with amazement...
An understanding as to how your baby is growing and changing as the weeks pass, as well as pictures of your little one from within the womb.
The curled and folded shape of the fetus is garishly out of sync with the upright posture of the human being. The obvious explanation is the limited space afforded by the womb. A deeper explanation is offered in Chassidism
The Talmud on the World to Come, Lesson 12
In this final exchange between a famous Royal Roman and a legendary Talmudic Sage they debate the proverbial question of “when life begins.” Superficially studied, it appears that the wisdom of Rome's Philosopher King prevails, as the Sage seems to acquie...
Question: I have been told that one must never let his nail clipping lying around as they pose danger to fetuses. How does that work? Response: The Talmud Moed Katan 18a; Niddah 17a. tells us that "the righteous bury their nails, the pious burn them, and ...
Infertility is often a silent struggle, making it all the more difficult to connect to others trying to conceive. I am a woman living in Brooklyn, who is having trouble conceiving. Throughout my journey thus far, I have tried to remain positive, and I str...
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