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Q. My due date is Erev Pesach.  If I’m in the hospital over Pesach, is it okay if I’m connected to an intravenous?

A. If a person is in the hospital for Pesach and it is medically advised that they be attached to an intravenous line, they may agree to this.  This is because (a) it is unlikely that it contains chametz and (b) even if it did, there is halachic rationale to permit any incapacitated person to use it.