...doesn't begin to explain this. Here we have a contracepting and aborting culture and now I read about grown women who play with dolls and pretend... Does anyone else find this creepy?
The vinyl dolls don’t just look exactly like real babies — they also feel real. Their bodies are stuffed and weighted to have the same heft and a similar feel to a live baby. Mohair is normally used for the hair and is rooted in the head strand by strand, a process that can take 30 hours. A magnet may be placed inside the mouth to hold a magnetic pacifier.They're called "Reborns".
To add realism, some purchasers opt for a heartbeat and a device that makes the chest rise and fall to simulate breathing.
Some women dress the dolls, wash their hair, take them for walks in strollers and take them shopping....A reborn doll satisfies her maternal instincts, she said, without all the carrying on and mess.
Reborns, she said, “never grow out of their clothes, never soil them. It's just fabulous. The only difference, of course, is these guys don't move.”