It is authentically reported in the Sunnah that the Qur’an will intercede for those who used to recite it. Imam Ahmad narrated on the authority of `Abdullah ibn `Amr that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Fasting and the Qur’an will intercede for a person on the Day of Resurrection. Fasting will say, ‘O Lord, I deprived him of his food and his desires during the day, so let me intercede for him.’ And the Qur’an will say: ‘I deprived him of his sleep at night so let me intercede for him.’ Then they will intercede.” Moreover, the Prophet maintained that the reward of reciting a letter from the Qur’an is doubled in tenfold. Thus, one should recite as much as one can of it.
Ibn Mas`ud said, “This Qur’an is a banquet from Allah, so take as much as you can of His banquet.
In his answer to this question, Dr. Main K. Al-Qudah said,
“Both reciting the Qur’an and touching the Mus-haf are allowed during menstruation and post partum bleeding according to some scholars, and this is the most applicable and reasonable approach in this regard that I go with and adopt. The only exemption is when a person is in a Janabah (major impurity related to sexual discharge) or sexual impurity status, whether a male or female. In this case, touching the Mus-haf and even reciting Qur’an by heart is not allowed.”