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It tells us that she should be impure for the same amount of time for giving birth to either a boy or a girl. But that her time of impurity is cut short when giving birth to a boy so that she may rejoice in the brit milah and celebrations without worry of impurity. Source when i get home.
Maybe uncleaness isn't the issue in a literal sense but in biological terms. It takes time for a woman's hormones to level out before she can safely conceive again without producing a child with abnormalities or birth defects. So she's unfit for intercourse during this time.
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