Q: What happens to a child who dies in the womb?

A:  According to the teachings of The Urantia Book, life begins at conception. Any child who dies between conception and about the age of 5 is resurrected into the probationary nursery where it awaits the arrival of either one or both of its parents when it then begins life on the mansion worlds. You may be interested in reading these sections of the book:

Paper 47–The Seven Mansion Worlds–which describes the probationary nursery

Paper 49, Section 6–Terrestrial Escape–Paragraphs 11-14 also discuss the probationary nursery.

You can also do a search of The Urantia Book on our site (look at the top right corner of this, and every page on our site for the “search” feature) for the ‘probationary nursery.'”

Thanks so much for this question. It is of great concern to many, so I am glad you wrote in!

:: Date published: 2014-05-21 15:36:59.327
:: Author: Truthbook Staff