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Yes, indeed, even an infant becomes impure. The mishna in Taharos 3:8 says תינוק הנמצא בצד העיסה ובצק בידו רבי מאיר מטהר וחכמים מטמאין שדרכו של תינוק לטפח A child/infant found next to dough, and there is dough in the hand of the child/infant, R' Meir declares it pure and the Sages declare it impure, as it is the normal practice of a child to pat ...
The Taz (Yoreh Deah 192:1) in his second answer writes that there is no concern for dam chimud when consummation will follow immediately. Immediately is not a well-defined term, but seems to extend for at least several hours, as one example that the Taz is discussing is the case of Rus and Boaz, in which the consummation was the day following the previous ...
Yes; See Darke'i Taharah (HaRav Mordekha'i Eliyahu ZY'A"A) Chapter 10 ("Dine'i Kallah"), Halakhah 26 (s.v. "Be'ilat Miẓwah") which states (my translation): הַבּוֹעֵל אֶת הַבְּתוּלָה - בּוֹעֵל "בְּעִילַת-מִצְוָה" וְגוֹמֵר בִּיאָתוֹ וּפוֹרֵשׁ מִיָּד, וְאַחַר-כָּךְ טְמֵאָה הָאִשָּׁה מִדַּם הַבְּתוּלִים כְּאִלּוּ הָיָה זֶה דַּם-נִדָּה. וּמִכֵּיוָן שֶׁאֵין ...
Rav Yehuda Hertzl Henkin's (Benei Vanim 2:31) discussion of a related case indicates that she is Tehorah as all bleeding before going to the Mikva is Halachically insignificant. (The case there is whether a pregnant woman converting needs to worry about Dam Chimmud before marrying her Jewish partner.)
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