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Burial and kaddish for a child under 5 days old

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Nisan 23, 5768
Question
If a mother gives birth to a child when she is only 25 weeks pregnant. The child has operations to keep him alive but dies approximately 4-5 days after birth, Does the child have a proper Jewish funeral with a minyan and does the father say Kaddish?
Answer
One does not need a Minyan and one does not have to say Kaddish. If the father insists he can say Kaddish. Rabbi Binyamin Bamberger
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