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I forget the mekor (if anyone remembers that'd be great), but I remember learning that a child is not allowed to see their parent naked. Not a parent yet myself, but our generation has lots of family videos and pictures of when we were young kids.

Does the issur of not seeing one's parents naked apply to old baby photos/ videos?

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    They weren’t your parents in the picture. – Dr. Shmuel Dec 27 '18 at 19:58
  • That's an interesting approach/ hagdarah – alicht Dec 27 '18 at 20:37
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The Gemara in Pesachim (51) mentions the prohibition against going to the bathhouse with one's father, father-in-law, stepfather or brother-in-law see Rama in Even Ha'ezer (23).The reason for this prohibition is that seeing these relatives unclothed might lead to improper thoughts. - http://www.dailyhalacha.com/m/halacha.aspx?id=1136

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    Right, so if that's the svara I would assume it wouldn't apply here- what child is going to have improper thoughts looking at their unclothed 2 year old parent? – alicht Dec 27 '18 at 15:55

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