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ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 13 Nov 2012 14:21

for two year old girls and up?? A doll with which the child can simulate breast feeding. The doll also requires burping and if not - then cries - £60.

What in the name of commonsense do we need a doll like this?

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 13 Nov 2012 14:28

I was six when my sister was born and I can remember copying my Mum when she was breast feeding her, so i suppose it is just a step forward from that! But imagination is all that is necessary really.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 13 Nov 2012 15:34

I was reading about the doll earlier.
My grandson was 2 when his little brother was born - and he used to breast feed his teddy!
He asked his daddy why he didn't breast feed the baby.
When grandson was informed that boys/men can't breast feed, he was most indignant!! :-0

GinN

GinN Report 13 Nov 2012 15:35

Yes, it does seem a bit eurrr, but it's no worse than dolls that pooh. I still laugh when I remenber my daughter pulling up her jumper and sticking her favourite toy to her chest:
"kermit the frog is having milk from my boobies" she said, with a really maternal look on her face. Bless her, she was only 3!

Treehunter

Treehunter Report 13 Nov 2012 16:05

Oh my grand daughter Caitlin is always sitting there with her doll at breast, She also puts a dress on sticks baby under it and laies on the floor and gives birth to it. She has been doing that for the last 3 yrs, she is 6. now :-0

I have to laugh at her tho :-D

She is a only child

LollyWithSprinklez

LollyWithSprinklez Report 13 Nov 2012 17:20

And they will probably fly off the shelves, neither my granddaughters or nieces were into dolls (soft toys yes) but dolls were always discarded ....so can't say how I feel about a breastfed doll but at £60 I think a child's imagination and a reasonably priced doll is a better option :-)

Julia

Julia Report 13 Nov 2012 18:05

Well, I did read that Cabagge Patch Dolls were making a come back. Never liked them.
Eldest daughter, when she was little, and she is 46 next Feb, had a Tiny Tears Doll.
Although I knitted clothes for it, I couldn'y bear to hold it. It was like holding a dead baby.
Incidently, I used the same pattern to knit a dress for my youngest, 42 next, to bring her out of Prem.Hospital.

Julia in Derbyshire