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Avraham Yeshaya Holtzberg

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“Be fruitful and multiply” the first mitzvah in the Written Torah! The first blessing given to new parents is that they may raise their child “…to the chupah”; and before the chupah the blessing given to bride and groom is that they may be fruitful and mu...
The present publication is an anthology of Chabad customs regarding pregnancy and childbirth, including the topics: conduct during pregnancy; conduct during delivery; bris milah; pidyon haben; birth of a daughter; miscellaneous. These customs have been co...
Chapter 7
A Jewish Wet Nurse... Lighting an Additional Shabbos Candle... Making the Child’s Room into a Mikdash Me’at... A Letter in a Torah Scroll...
Chapter 6
The Proper Time for Naming a Girl... Saying “To Torah” Also at the Birth of a Girl...
Chapter 5
Relevant Laws... Procedure at a Pidyon HaBen...
Chapter 4
In this chapter we present only customs involving the naming of newborn children.Not adopted children, converts, or sick people whose name is being changed Giving the Name: Precedence of the Father or the Mother... Both Parents Should Agree... Naming a Gr...
Chapter 3
Wach Nacht... Postponing the Bris Even for a Remote Possibility of Danger... Kvatterin... An Expert Mohel... A Sandek for Two Brothers... The Sandek Wearing a Tallis... Should Two Chairs be Set Up at a Bris — One for Eliyahu and One for the Sandek?... It ...
Chapter 2
Hanging a Shir HaMaalos at the Home of a New Mother and in the Hospital... Reciting Tehillim During Delivery... The Husband’s Presence in the Delivery Room...
Chapter 1
Concealing the Pregnancy untill the fifth month...Not to Mention the pregnancy in a Pan before the end of the fisrt Trimester... Kapporos for a Pregnant Woman... A Pregnant Woman as Kvatterin or Accompanying a bride... Immersion during the ninth month...C...
An anthology of Chabad-Lubavitch customs regarding pregnancy, childbirth, circumcision, Redemption of the Firstborn, and the birth of girls.
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