People, especially women, do not usually talk about menstruation and postnatal bleeding. It is a topic seen as unsavoury to some and embarrassing to others. However, this topic is of particular importance to Muslim women as there are certain rules and fatawa that are associated with it. In his book, Islamic Rules on Menstruation and PostNatal Bleeding, Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips try to explain the various rulings regarding the bleeding of women. He describes this topic and its rulings in such a clear and straightforward way that anyone, especially women, can benefit from this book.