Yomin Postelnik consulted with numerous postnatal experts, including SPARKS, a religious Jewish women's postnatal organization that has dealt with many similar cases and Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Rindenow throughout the process. Postnatal workers described in detail how he had a moral obligation to wait for an eval and counseling.
Below is part of a letter from Rabbi Avrohom S. Y. Gestetner, who forbade a divorce on religious grounds as long as any pressure was being applied by an outside body who didn't know either party and who had wreaked havoc in other cases.
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