Sex during periods: Here's everything you need to know
First Published Jan 11, 2021, 5:37 PM IST
The sexual urge of women is higher during that time of the month. Many feel like involving in sexual activities to ease erotic hormones. Here's everything you need to know.
Some women experience heightened libido during periods due to hormone fluctuations. This might make you feel like having sex. You can easily skip the lubricants too. So if your partner is ready, here all the benefits of doing it.
Less painful periods due to uterine contractions during orgasm
Lighter and shorteer period due to the contractoons of uterine
Less stress and a happy period.
It offers better sleep and It also improves fitness due to physical activity.
A few downsides are also listed with having sex on periods. Read them below.
Sometimes it can create a potential mess, especially if you have a heavy flow, which can be quite large. You might feel anxious than you do at least at the beginning of having sex
Period loss is not a barrier for sperm, and though the probability of getting pregnant during this is low, it could still happen.
In case you use a tampon and forgot to take it out before period sex, you can get an injury or go into a septic attack.
Things to remember:
Communicate with your partner, so there is no hesitation or awkwardness.
Use latex condom to reduce the risk of pregnancy, Uti, STD .Use dark coloured towels or bedsheet to ensure blood doesn't freak you out and cleaning is easier.
Use dark coloured towels or bedsheet to ensure blood doesn't freak you out and cleaning is easier. Keep wet wash clothes, dry towels, and unscented wipes handy.
Opt for a sex position that does not require women to be on top because it can aggravate bleeding. Go for missionary, spooning, or face-to-face positons.
Do not forget to remove the tampon or menstrual cup.
Take care of your health condition if you have any complications before having sex on period, consult a gynecologist as diseases can be transmitted through infected blood.