Inyan: Introduction To Taharat Hamishpacha

Which Blood is Niddah Blood

Only uterine blood can make a woman niddah or have the halachot of a ketem. Blood that originated from the outside of the cervix or from the vaginal canal does not render a woman niddah. If a woman can identify a non-uterine source for the blood found, the woman is not niddah. If, when doing […]

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Becoming a Niddah

There are a few different ways which may give a woman the status of niddah. The most common reason a woman becomes niddah is when she has her regular period. A woman who has a period is a niddah deoraita, whether she had a hargasha or not. A woman who finds a stain on her […]

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What is Niddah?

A woman becomes niddah when blood leaves her uterus through the cervix. It does not matter how much or how little blood has come out, by Torah law even the smallest amount of uterine bleeding will make a woman niddah. Biblically a woman becomes niddah only if the discharge was one of four colors of […]

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The Reproductive System and Menstrual Cycle – An Overview

The internal reproductive anatomy in the female body includes a few different organs. It is important to understand the different parts of the reproductive system and how they relate to each other. The outermost part of the internal reproductive system is the vagina. This is the only organ of the reproductive system which one can […]

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