Great question. Although it will be messy and may cause a small crime scene on your sheets you most definitely can have sex during your period. It can even help with cramps and improve the period blues.
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.
The subject of menstruation — a basic bodily function — is slowly becoming more socially acceptable. However, having sex on your period still remains a taboo subject that's shrouded in mystery; dividing the masses and causing widespread confusion. The fact is that period sex is nothing to be embarrassed about — indeed, it actually has its perks.
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.
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.
Many men and women feel anxious about having sex during periods because we have been culturally conditioned to believe that menstruation is something dirty. There are also many misconceptions about the medical aspects of sex during periods. Medically, it is normal to have sex during periods.
Even though periods are normal and sex is normal, for some reason the idea of period sex sends a lot of women running out of the bedroom and into an isolation chamber with a bar of chocolate and a clock counting down the hours until they can have sex again, but you really don't have to! Period sex increases your risk of infection. Unless you kept a tampon in for more than eight hourswhich would increase the amount of bacteria in the vagina and is just not a recommended practice anyway, if you're in good health, there's no issue with increased infection during your period.
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.