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1. Caesarean 2. Hanach Nefishin 3. ומטמאין בכל שהוא אפילו כעין החרדל

Barry Epstein asked:

The gemara on 40a says that a woman who delivers by caesarean does not acquire childbirth tumah. R'Shimon disagrees. Who do we rule by and why?

Barry Epstein, Dallas, USA

The Kollel replies:

The Tana Kama (Rambam Hilchos Isurei Biah 10:5, Shulchan Aruch Y.D. 194:4), as we usually Pasken like the main opinion of the Mishna versus Rebbi Shimon.