Though it may pose some logistical concerns, there's no scientific evidence that having sex during your period is harmful to your health. Some women even find that having intercourse while menstruating brings several benefits and is more pleasurable than it is at other times. It's important to remember, though, that just because your body is eliminating your uterine lining because an egg was released but not fertilized doesn't mean you can't get pregnant while you have your period.
The character of these Provisions, according to the New Testament and Fathers of the Christian Church, was mainly pedagogical and aimed at helping the Israelites to transcend from physical purity to purification of the soul and from the worship of stereotypes to spiritual worship. Moreover, sexual contact that occurred during menstruation was considered as prostitution. From a modern medical point of view, sexual intercourse during menstruation is normal and not perversion, but is associated, although remote, with undesirable pregnancy, the development of sexually transmitted diseases STDs and possible endometriosis, which affects, inter alia, the health of the reproductive tract.
We talked with Tara Ford, a physician assistant at the Medical Center for Female Sexuality in Purchase, New York, to learn everything you should know about having sex during menstruation — the good, the bad, and the slightly messy. Arousal is different for every woman, and some may be too distracted by their period and its annoyances to actually get in the mood for sex. But for others, menstruation could actually be a turn-on of sorts.
Is there anything as polarizing, sexually speakingas period sex? There are many people who sing its praises. Orgasms can relieve cramps and the cluster headaches so many women experience while menstruating, one study found. Plus, some women experience a surge in their sex drive while on their periods, so why not capitalize on that?
Though period sex can be a bit messy, it is safe. Orgasms may relieve menstrual cramps. Menstrual cramps are a result of your uterus contracting to release its lining.
There is no reason not to, and so, so many reasons to back up why period sex is a glorious thing. The average amount of blood released during menstruation is between 30 and 40ml. So imagine how little blood is actually being released per minute.
I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Sex is one of the greatest pleasures life has to offer, second only to cheese, and followed by chocolate. Solo sex, partnered sex, quiet sex, kinky sex, you name it.
Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. The way sex feels can change throughout your cycle. Something that felt great on day 14 may be less comfortable on day
These cookies are necessary for the sites, services and Webshop to function. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as logging in, keeping track of items added to the cart or filling in forms. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.