Ta’anit Esther, might be pregnant
14 March, 2011
There’s a chance I am pregnant, but won’t know for sure until this Sunday (Purim). Should I or should I not fast on Taanit Esther (Thursday)?
When a pregnancy is not yet confirmed, common practice is to fast. If you feel unwell on Thursday, there is room for leniency, given that Ta’anit Esther is the most minor of the fasts and this year’s Ta’anit Esther is observed two days before its usual date.
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