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Besides the brit milah ceremony, pidyon haben/habat (redemption of the firstborn) or kidush peter rechem (sanctification of the womb's opening) or seder kidushat chaye hamishpacha, (ceremony of consecration to family life) is there a dedication ceremony for second children or for those following the first one’s? And are there other custums for introducing a child to or welcoming a child into a congregation?

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    Are you asking for customs specific to a second or subsequent child, which are not performed for a firstborn? – Joel K May 21 at 14:21
  • “Besides Pidyon HaBen” which doesn’t apply to a secondborn anyway? – DonielF May 21 at 14:23
  • Some people have a custom of making a kiddush celebration in honor of the birth of a girl. – IsraelReader May 21 at 14:46
  • And a shalom zachar on the Friday night following the birth of a boy – Joel K May 21 at 15:33
  • You may find this interesting: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wimpel and chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/683154/jewish/… – Jay May 21 at 22:16

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