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There is a Tannaic dispute whether or not going to mikveh at the earliest time possible is an independent mitzvah (טבילה בזמנה מצוה או לאו מצוה) (see e.g. Yoma 8a). According to this opinion, a woman would go to the mikveh irrespective of becoming permitted to her husband (as in Niddah 29b where a woman was sent to mikveh many times to account for many ...
The subject of touching is in Shulchan Aruch Yore Deah 195 Shulhan Aruch sayf 17 Shach Sayf koton 20 Gemoroh Shabbos 13 And the main discussion is in Sefer Hamitsvot lavim 353 with the objections of the Ramban. All the interdictions of non-sexual contact are bounded to a sexual risk. the cited gemoroh treat about the couple in prohibed period But your ...
Partial answer Regarding why we count for every drop shulchan aruch harav has a nice introduction cam be found here (in Hebrew) (with footnotes of sources) http://chabadlibrary.org/books/adhaz/sh/sh5/4/183/hakdomo.htm
I would strongly recommend 'Family Purity, A Guide to Marital Fulfillment" by Rabbi Fishel Jacobs. It is in English, is well written and heavily footnoted, showing all the sources that you enumerate. Additionally, Rabbi Jacobs relied heavily on input and questions from women in assembling the book to make it accessible and practicable for both husband and ...
Here's another that also appears to be free. It is not, at least as far as I can tell only Chabad. I only recognize Rabbi Jacobs. FYI, only the smartphone app charges as far as it appears. https://www.mikvahcalendar.com
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