Don't touch the baby bump?

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Don't touch the baby bump?

By Corinne Hautala. CREATED Oct 30, 2013

If you're pregnant and want your belly left alone you might want to move to Pennsylvania.

The state is starting to enforce a law where it's illegal to touch a pregnant woman's belly without asking her.

Pennsylvania has had the law for a while, but the law is getting a lot of attention after a man was charged for rubbing a pregnant woman’s belly without her permission.

I am actually surprised that having complete strangers touch my stomache doesn't bother me.  I think it is a natural instinct to put your hand on a pregnant woman's belly and while I would never do that to a stranger, I've done it to friends plenty of times and never asked.  Whoops!