Re: Pregnancy

Michael S. Tsirkin (
Sun, 4 May 1997 12:26:51 +0300

Shmuel Rothman asked:
> Does halacha prohibit one from telling even his immediate family if one's
> wife is expecting a baby? What issues are involved?

As far as I know, there is a custom not to tell because of
the fear of the evil eye.

Hope it helps,

Michael S. Tsirkin,32000, Technion, Canada dorms 44/3/3,Haifa,Israel;