I have to go to the mikvah next Friday night in cold, snowy weather. I get sick very easily (especially when returning home with very long, wet hair). Can I delay the mikvah visit for one day?
Thank you for your question.
Assuming the weather forecast is certain, it would be preferable to find some alternate way of handling the situation rather than to postpone. Is there some way to wrap your hair warmly after mikveh so that you feel less chilled? Is there a way to stay closer to the mikveh?
If, however, both husband and wife agree, mikveh immersion may be delayed to the next night.
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