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If a couple harvested eggs or sperm pre conversion of one or both of them, would they be permitted to do IVF with those eggs or sperm post-conversion? And in the case of the eggs, some poskim say the halachic mother is the egg donor (though it’s a minority position)… would the baby be Jewish according to those poskim? Basically can conversion lead to eggs or sperm that were harvested pre conversion having a different Jewish status than the now converts?

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    Jan 29 at 6:49
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    Another version: if someone converts, are his severed limbs metameh in an ohel?
    – AKA
    Jan 29 at 7:34
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    Possibly (but unlikely) related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/30433/31534
    – Rabbi Kaii
    Jan 29 at 17:55

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