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Stains during pregnancy

12 July, 2004

Question:

I am (BH) six weeks pregnant and I noticed some light pink discharge on colored underwear. Does this render me a Nida? If so, what are the steps I must take to become Tehora (internal bedika, time I must wait, etc.)?
Thank you.


Answer:

If you had no hargashah, and the only place you noticed the discharge was on colored underwear, you are not niddah (see our article on stains for explanation). You should, however, consult with your physician if this continues.

If at any point during pregnancy you do become niddah, the steps are the same as when one is not pregnant.


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