Bleeding after mikveh
4 January, 2004
Is there any reason to think that the halakhah may be more lenient for a woman who returns to the mikveh for the first time after birth, has intercourse, and then bleeds once again after intercourse? Or does she have to wait the full 12 days again? The flow was about two teaspoons and was very dark.
If the bleeding was such that it rendered her a niddah, then she has to wait the full 12 days (minimum). If the bleeding was immediately after intercourse, then this raises additional halachic concerns. Prior to the next episode of intercourse, she should consult a physician to determine the cause and consult with a rabbi as to how to proceed.
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