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Early bedikah as hefsek

17 May, 2005

Question:

I did a Bedikah about half an hour before sunset. It was clean, and I was waiting until it was time to do the Hefsek and Moch. I realzed about 40 minutes after sunset that I had forgotten to do the Hefsek. I did another Bedikah then and it was totally clean. Can I still begin counting the 7 days even though I forgot the Hefsek?
Thank you!


Answer:

The bedikah you did before sunset counts as a valid hefsek. As long as it was clean and you saw no blood after that bedikah, you can begin counting the seven clean days.


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