Personal Correspondence #2
Second question, last paragraph:
Stephenie Meyer wrote:Several girls wanted to know if Edward would have a more difficult time being around Bella when she's having her period. Answer: Yes, a little bit, but he would never say anything about it -- much too much of a gentleman. And Bella would be way to embarrassed to ask. (It's not the same as a cut, though. It's sort of "dead" blood, if you get my meaning).