Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.069.

Section : Menstruation.In Arabic, the word for menstruation (haizh) literally means "running." Here it refers to the discharge of blood during a woman's state of health, not from giving birth or breaking the hymen.Most scholars say that its time begins at the age of nine. If blood is seen before that age, it is not … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.069.

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Section : Requirements for blood to be considered menstrual.1. Dark. Once, when Fatimah bint Abu Habash had a prolonged flow of blood, the Prophet told her, "If it is the blood of menstruation, it will be dark and recognizable. If it is that, then leave the prayer. If it is other than that, then make … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.069A.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.070.

Section : There is no stated minimum or maximum length of time for the menses.All statements dealing with this topic have no sound backing. If a woman has a customary length of time for her menses, she should according to it. Umm Salamah asked the Prophet about a woman with a prolonged flow of blood. … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.070.

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Section : Post-Childbirth bleeding.Such bleeding occurs after the birth of a child, regardless if the child survived the birth or not. This type of bleeding has no minimum duration, for it could stop right after the birth, or there could even be no blood. Therefore, her confinement would end and she would be obliged to … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.070A.

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Section : They cannot fast, menstruating women.If women fast, their fasting will be considered null and void. If they fast during the month of Ramadan, they will still have to make those days of fasting up later on. Mu'azhah said, "I asked 'Aishah, 'Why must we make up the fasts missed due to our menstruation, … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.071A.

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Section : She can not engage in sexual intercourse.Said Anas, "When a Jewish woman was menstruating, her husband would not eat or sleep with her. The companions asked the Prophet, upon whom be peace, about that, and Allah revealed: "They question you concerning menstruation. Say: 'It is an illness, so let women alone at such … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.071B.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.072.

Section : Women with Prolonged Flows of Blood.Islam defines such an occurrence as the flowing of blood outside of the regular time. This usually happens in three specific cases. In the first case, the woman knows that her flow of menstrual blood is lasting longer than usual. In such a case, she will act according … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.072.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.074C.

Section : Sex, menstruating women (with Prolonged Flows of Blood).She may have intercourse with her husband even while the blood is flowing, according to most scholars, because there is no evidence to the contrary. Said Ibn 'Abbas, "If she can pray, her husband can have intercourse with her." Al-Bukhari says that if she is pure … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 1, Purification and Prayer, Fiqh 1.074C.