Contrary to popular belief, pregnant women are not glistening statuettes meant to ogled at and touched as a means of connecting with the great circle of life. Pregnant woman and blogger Jill Krause schooled strangers on what they should say if they feel like they absolutely have to approach a pregnant lady to comment on their condition.

"There are really only a few acceptable things to say, stranger who feels compelled to comment on the size of a woman incubating a child," Krause says, and it boils down to this: