The Spirits' Book
Book Two - The Spirit World
Chapter VII - Return to Physical Life
Union of Body and Soul – Abortion
352. Does the spirit recover all of its faculties at birth?
“No, they are gradually developed with the growth of its organs. This physical life is a new existence and it must learn how to use its body and senses. The spirit gradually recovers its own ideas, like a person who wakes up only to fnd him or herself in a different situation than before falling asleep.”