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Just about every branch of Christianity teaches the human soul becomes implanted in the embryo somewhere before birth. Many branches also believe the human soul is immortal.

At the same time, I've read reports that as many as 60% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. This is in the context of our very developed medical system, historically speaking, so stands to reason the miscarriage rate was even higher in the past.

Altogether, does this imply that most of the immortal souls in the afterlife are embryos, at least according to the views of most Christians?

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    This is sheer speculation upon which scripture says nothing. The question is asking for opinions, which is off-topic on this site. God alone will judge of these matters and He alone knows what that judgment is.
    – Nigel J
    Commented Feb 19 at 7:01
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    It's a logical deduction from what most Christians believe. How is that speculation?
    – yters
    Commented Feb 19 at 17:17
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    It's only a logical conclusion according to what some Christians deduce. According to other Christians, there can be no deduction based on Christian doctrine/teaching because such doctrine/teaching does not deal with embryos. Therefore, it can only ever be a matter of opinion.
    – Anne
    Commented Feb 19 at 18:38
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    Further, very many statistics include abortions in amongst the general heading of 'miscarriages'. This skews the figures to try to tone down just how massive the number of abortions have now become. SPUC honestly stated the statistic of 44.6 million unborn babies were aborted around the world in 2023. Despite a high miscarriage rate in centuries past, it's only been in the past 50 years or so that abortions account for a massive proportion of unborn babies/embryos. Nevertheless, we can only speculate about any immortal souls of such ones.
    – Anne
    Commented Feb 19 at 18:54
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    It is sheer speculation for created men to speculate about the creation of a soul. Only the Creator knows.
    – Nigel J
    Commented Feb 19 at 19:32

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