Breastfeeding Dolls: Not Your Typical Barbie Doll

I had never seen such dolls before:

  • breastfeeding dolls (the newborn or toddler attaches to his mother's breast with velcro or a snap fastener, some are actually really cute waldorf style dolls, see below)

    Breastfeeding Doll Wearing a Nursing Top, by Cotton Mother Dolls Breastfeeding Doll Wearing a Nursing Top, by Cotton Mother Dolls

    Breastfeeding Doll by Amamanta Family Breastfeeding Doll by Amamanta Family

    il_fullxfull.75098904 Breastfeeding doll by MamAmor
  • birthing dolls (the newborn can get in and out of the mother's womb, probably a very good way to show a toddler how he will actually become a big brother or a big sister)

Birthing Doll by Toy Garden Birthing Doll by Toy Garden

Waldorf style Newborn by Fairy Wool Dolls Waldorf style Newborn by Fairy Wool Dolls
  • anatomically correct dolls (the main difference with regular dolls is that those actually do have genitals, men and women alike).

Some are African-American dolls, others Hispanic dolls or birthing black dolls, the list goes on. They are all made by hand and for sale on the web, mostly geared towards birthing educators like midwives and doulas, who can use them as teaching tools for their clients, or for parents who want to get as far away as they can from the Barbie type doll. In fact, I do not think you can get much further away !

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