Reborn Dolls Look Just Like They're Real
What are Reborn Dolls?
Reborn dolls are dolls that are unique, and are hand-crafted to make them look as real as possible, The dolls look almost like real babies and small children. The reborn doll making craft started in the later 1990s. People, (the artists), who create reborn dolls are very serious about their craft. A few people may use reborns as a substitute for real babies, children, and as a substitute for the loss of a child. Reborn dolls are hand-crafted to look as natural and real as possible. Each hair on the reborn doll's head is painstakingly attached strand by strand, which takes greats amounts of time, and looks very much like real hair, just like on babies and small children.
A Reborn Doll
Social Issues With Reborns
Are there social issues with reborn dolls? There may be a few social issues of concern with reborn dolls. A few women might treat the dolls like they're their real children. Reborn dolls have been treated like they're real babies, and have been taken in strollers for walks, just like real babies, The reborns have even gone shopping. Reborn dolls can, also, substitute for the loss of a baby or child. Reborns can be used for therapy, possibly to help in the grieving process after a mother loses a child, but reborns aren't real babies or children. Reborn dolls are dolls that will never grow up, or have the need to be fed. Reborn dolls can be installed with electronic devices to simulate heart beats, and breathing with the rising and falling of the chest to make the reborn appear to be breathing. Reborn dolls look so real that they have been mistaken for real babies, for instance: in Australia the police smashed through a car window when they saw what they thought was an unconscious baby, only to find out that it was a reborn doll. This incident happen in July 2008. There was a similar incident that happened in the United States. Reborn dolls have been described by both media and public reaction as "creepy", among other things like "They look like they're dead." They look so much like real babies, but they're not. Is it okay for the reborn dolls to be used as therapy for mothers, who have lost children? Could the dolls be helpful in the grieving process of the loss of a child, and help in relaxation? Perhaps, the reborn dolls would be of help in extreme cases of child loss. The dolls may be good therapy for older women, too, by helping them to relax. For more information about reborns click on: http://reborn-babydolls.com.
Reborn Dolls-Little Social Issues
Companies that Make Reborn Dolls
There are doll companies that make reborn doll kits, for example: The Secrist Doll Company and JC Toys.The Secrist Doll Company began making reborn doll kits in 2005, and started producing supplies, tools, and how to videos for creating the reborn doll, which is called reborning or newborning. JC Toys began selling the reborn doll kits in late 2007, and there are others, as well. The companies that make reborn dolls are easily found on the Internet. Reborn dolls range in prices, and can cost up to four thousand dollars. The dolls can be bought at much lower prices, as well. Some women, especially older women buy the reborn dolls. The reborn dolls may be used to replace a child that was lost, or children that have grown up and left the nest. There are many doll collectors, who collect reborn dolls as they would any regular dolls that they would add to their collections. Reborn dolls make great gifts for anyone, who loves, cherishes, and would love to add them to their doll collection.