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How did the Jews in Egypt have children if they couldn't go to the mikveh after giving birth?

For each midrashic author, you need to explore his world and see the underlying assumptions. When the author of Shemot Rabba wrote: מִפְּנֵי מָה הֵבִיא הַקָּדוֹשׁ בָּרוּךְ הוּא עֲלֵיהֶן דָּם, מִדָּה ...
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How did the Jews in Egypt have children if they couldn't go to the mikveh after giving birth?

Amazing question. The simple answer is that before Mattan Torah and particularly in Chutz Laaretz, Klal Yisroel kept the Torah as a Rishus and not a Chiyuv. The Ramban says this explicitly regarding ...
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Niddah Leftovers vs. Bal Tashchis

After some research it I found that it a machlokes haposkim: It is clear that the heter of transferring the contents to a different vessel is mentioned only with regard to drinks (Rama, YD 195;4) ...
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