Rules Pertaining to Women 10item Is it permissible for a menstruating woman or for a woman in ‘puerperium’ to enter the shrines of the Imams’ descendants (a.)? What is the duty of a woman whose menses start while she is observing a fast to fulfill a nadhr of fasting on the very day? What is the rule concerning postponement of menses by using medicines for the purpose of fasting the month of Ramadan? To which category does the blood discharged after ‘menopause’ belong? What is the shar‘ī duty of such a woman? One of the methods of preventing unwanted births is the use of contraceptive pills, and women who take these pills get blood spots during and outside their menstrual time. What is the rule applicable to these spots? My mother is a descendant of the Noble Prophet (s.), am I also considered as a sayyid? Can I consider the blood I see until the age of sixty as menses and abstain from praying and fasting during it? If slight bleeding occurs during pregnancy, though it does not result in miscarriage, is it obligatory for a woman to perform the ghusl? What is her duty? What is the rule pertaining to spotting seen by a woman after she is convinced that she has become cleansed, and is certain that the spot neither possesses the properties of blood nor that of blood mixed with water? A woman who has had regular monthly periods of seven days, for example, has a discharge for twelve days as a result of using a contraceptive device. Is the discharge after the seventh day to be considered menstruation, or is it istiḥāḍah? Is a woman who has undergone abortion curettage categorized as having ‘puerperium’ or not?