4 Things You Should Know About Having Sex During Your Period
Many people, specially women are scared of having sex In that special week of the month. A whole week of separation from your partner can cause all sorts of problems. Here are a few things you should know about sex during menstruation that could really help.
It is approved by the Doctors.
Doctors say that its completely safe to have sex during menstruation. There is no apparent reason for both the partners to take a break any time during the month. To avoid a lot of mess, its advised to do it in the shower and if you see any red or brown clumps, do not worry as its just the uterine lining.
You will enjoy it a lot.
By the third day of your periods, your estrogen and testosterone level rise, making it easier for you to get in the mood for an intercourse. Also periods can act as a natural lubricant, making the sex easier and filled with pleasure.
Easily avoid too much mess.
The idea is to use a female condom that will help reduce the amount of blood that might come out during intercourse. Even a regular condom can do the trick—for your partner, at least. If you both are bothered way too much by the blood, you could wait two or three days. After this the bleedings flow is lighter. Also try to have the woman on her back while having sex,it will limit blood flow.
Protection is still very important
You can still easily get pregnant if you have sex while on your period, since the sperm can live up-to 5 days. Don’t get tricked into not taking the proper precaution. Also its very important to understand that the cervix is more open during this time of month so you have a slightly higher risk of infection from exposure to a sexually transmitted disease during unprotected sex. Do not take this lightly, be extra cautious during this time.