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Having Sex While On Your Period
You don't want blood (combined with everything else) to soak into your sheets and mattress, so while you're having sex place some towels beneath you and some baby wipes within reach. The towels will be layed out under you; the wipes will be used to wipe yourself off just before sitting up
You do not have to stave off intimacy while you are on your period, just wait for the heaviest flow days to pass before you decide to get frisky.
Your flow can serve as extra lubrication during sex, which can also increase pleasure. If you typically use a store-bought lubricant to help with dryness during sex, this may be your week to go natural. And some research suggests that orgasms can even relieve menstrual cramping and PMS.
You can minimize the mess
Wearing a menstrual cup (not realistic in my opinion) use a soft cup, it's like a combination of a diaphragm and cup that's meant for intercourse not contraception, or a female condom can help reduce the amount of blood that might come out during sex. If you’re not comfortable using one of them, even a regular condom can make cleanup easier—for your partner, at least.
Having sex in the missionary position, with the woman on her back, can also limit blood flow (thanks, gravity!), as can having sex toward the end of your period, when your flow is lighter.
Be careful about deep penetration because your cervix may be lower and more sensitive during your period. If anything starts to hurt, just tell your partner and proceed with care.
If odor is a problem, don't let it ruin the moment -- throw on some blankets. If you keep them above your midsections, they'll help block the wafting scents.
At the end of the day, if you refuse to make love to your girl because she has a little blood between her legs, the only one losing out is you. Oh wait, she is losing out too because you are too squeamish to man up and have sex with her. Think about it, then go for it.
You’ve got options, If you’re not into intercourse during your period, there’s no reason you can’t still enjoy other sexual encounters (mess free!). She can wear a tampon and the focus can be on the clitoris, and she can still help her partner orgasm with manual or oral stimulation.
Some people will be more open to it than others. If you’re curious what your partner might think, ask them, however, don’t spring it on him or her in the heat of the moment—bring it up before things get hot and heavy. Good communication can lead to great sex at any time during the month.
Don’t forget protection
You can still get pregnant if you have sex while on your period. Sperm can live for 3 to 5 days in the vagina and uterus.
If you’re on birth control and taking it as directed (including during your placebo week), you should be fine—but if you aren’t, don’t chance it without another form of protection. Being on regular birth control is intended to provide you with reduced risk of conceiving of your off week but you need to protect yourself regardless.
We're always told that women are at an increased risk of infection, especially HIV, when they have sex on their period.
Because our vaginal walls are wider as the lining disposes while we bleed, the cervix is more open, and this puts us at a higher risk of infection from exposure to STI's because it's like your vagina's immune system is weakened during that week.
Take a shower after. There will probably be at least a little something on your skin that needs to be washed off. If you didn't do the deed in the shower, hop in after for at least a quick rinse. You'll feel better, too.
If you're using toys during this time, get those things sanitary immediately. Putting it off will only result in a, how do you say, less-than-glamorous experience. All in all, get everything hygienic as quickly as possible.
Or try to have sex in the shower. Not only is this less messy from the get-go, it's a change of pace, too. When you're under the flow of the water, that other flow becomes a lot less noticeable. If you can fit two in comfortably, give it a shot (if you haven't already!).