What is meant by purification and why the difference in the days required for purification based on the sex of the child?
Leviticus 12:1 - 8
NLT - 1 The Lord said to Moses. 2 “Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. If a woman becomes pregnant and gives birth to a son, she will be ceremonially unclean for seven days, just as she is unclean during her menstrual period.
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Is this why Jewish women have a micvah or cleansing bath in a separate facility?