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Very likely a situation whereby the mother would die anyhow; if they performed a C-section they'd save the baby, if not both would die.
Virgin birth in Rabbinic literature: The Talmud already discusses it. E.g. in Chagiga 14b and 15a it discusses a virgin birth. Specifically, is "the virgin" allowed to marry a Cohen Gadol - the high priest who can only marry a virgin. ?שאלו את בן זומא בתולה שעיברה מהו לכהן גדול Bottom line (in that Gemara) is that she's considered a virgin, ...
Rabbinic Judaism assumes there is always a human biological father. Again, the specific legal term mamzer doesn't mean "out of wedlock." It means "the product of two Jews whose union was adulterous or incestuous." (For certain categories of "incestuous.") If a married pregnant becomes pregnant while her husband's been away at sea for over a year, we assume ...
To preface: I know that you're not talking about ivf. But nevertheless, the reason given here still applies to your case, being that there's no giluy aroyos (illicit relations). No, the child isn't a mamzer being that a mamzer is only because of gilui aroyos. http://www.torahlab.org/family/article/invitro_fertilization/ Status of Child: The Mamzer Issue ...
From the perspective of Jewish law, she can travel as long as her doctor is okay with it. Leviticus was saying not to enter the Temple, because she's ritually impure. That status of ritual impurity wouldn't affect any other travel today.
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