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Sex during menstruation.

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assalamu alaikum,

i wanna ask u regarding sex during menstrual period with wife, if suppose wife doesnt inform husband that her menses started & they involve in intercourse is this is a sin done by wife by not telling to husband, & if suppose with this intercourse she gets pregnant, then what will be the effect on forthcoming child, plz give me the answer & onething she didnt not tell coz her husband was leaving next day abroad.......... eagerly waiting for ur reply.......

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Sex during menstruation

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Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verse 222:

222 They ask thee (O Prophet (saws)) concerning women's courses (menstruation). Say: They are a hurt and a pollution; so keep away from women in their courses and do not approach (have sexual intercourse with) them until they are clean. But when they have purified themselves ye may approach them in any manner, time, or place ordained for you by Allah. For Allah loves those who turn to Him constantly and He loves those who keep themselves pure and clean.


Islam has absolutely prohibited the believers from the actual act of sexual intercourse with their wife during her period of menstruation; but if the husband is unaware that the wife is experiencing her menstruation, and the wife intentionally does not inform him regarding her periods.the blame and sin for having conjugal relations during this prohibited period will be borne by the wife alone and the husband will be blameless.


In such a situation, the wife should turn unto her Lord and seek sincere forgiveness for her manifest transgression of one of the prescribed Boundaries of Allah Subhanah.


Although medically the chances are extremely remote for a woman to become pregnant through the intercourse during menstruation.if at all the intercourse during menstruation results in pregnancy, it would hold absolutely no bearing on the legality of the child or the marriage in the least.


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