Fasting after embryo transfer
6 October, 2019
We had an embryo transfer this week and are set for a pregnancy test the day before Yom Kippur. Am I obliged to fast on Tzom Gedaliah given that I will not know at that time whether I am pregnant?
The possibility of being in the first weeks of pregnancy does not generally release a woman from fasting. You should fast unless there is a specific medical reason not to do so. You can clarify this with your physician.
We wish you success with your procedure.
Gemar chatimah tovah!
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