It is prohibited for females experiencing Haidh and Nifaas to recite the Holy Qur’an with the intention of Tilaawat either by memory or by reading from the Qur’an. It is also prohibited for them to touch the Holy Qur’an. (Al-Jauhara Al-Nayyara, Part One, pg. 42)
Besides the Holy Qur’an, it is permissible for them to recite all other Adhkaar, Auraad, Durood Shareef, reply to the Adhaan etc.
(Bahaare Shariat, Part 2. Pg. 379, Published by Maktabutul Madina, Karachi)
It is permissible for them to also recite Surah Faatiha or Qur’anic verses of Dua with the intention of Dua, not with the intention of Tilaawat.
(Raddul Muhtaar, Vol. 1, pg. 293, Published by H.M. Saeed Company, Karachi)
Allah and His Rasool know best.
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