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Conduct after vesatot, before period

11 February, 2017

Question:

What is the halachic status of the days between my vestos and getting my period? I have irregular periods and often have days between my vestos and getting a period.


Answer:

The vesatot are designed to limit the time frame during which a woman must be cautious about becoming niddah.  When your vesatot have passed on a given cycle, there is no longer a halachic restriction on having relations, even though you still expect your period.  In these cases, you should use your best judgment.


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