I Got My Reborn Baby Doll!

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I got my first reborn baby doll in the mail yesterday! Now, as I mentioned in my first post about buying the doll, I didn’t buy one of the ones that is hundreds of dollars, so it isn’t as lifelike as many of the higher priced ones are, but I still really like her! She has bright blue eyes with the most adorable eyelashes and strong, rooted light brown mohair, which feels a lot like real hair.

When I first got her out of the package, I could see that I was going to have to tidy up her hair, which was a bit too long for my liking in the front, but I think I have it evened out pretty well now. The sad thing is that she doesn’t really fit well into the newborn clothing I bought for her. It is too big and definitely too long. I’ve found that the preemie outfits fit her just about right though.

She doesn’t weigh as much as a real baby, but is weighted some so that she is much nicer to hold than your typical cheap superstore baby dolls. She really smells like baby powder too! Reminds me of Cabbage Patch dolls in that way. I haven’t named her yet, so far just been calling her “Baby”. Any suggestions?

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13 thoughts on “I Got My Reborn Baby Doll!”

  1. Glad you are really happy with her πŸ˜€ names…hmmm… depends what sought of names you like really? When you look at her what name(s) pops into your head? Here are some names…

    -Sienna
    -Holly
    -Olivia
    -Hannah
    -May
    -Rosie
    -Sophia
    -Carla
    -Georgia
    -Polly
    -Mollie
    -Angel
    -Annie-rose

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  2. I suggest you check out baby names on the internet, to help make a choice. I actually thought up the names for my reborns, inbetween ordering them and receiving the parcels, so I had names all thought out before I saw them in real life. Except for my most recent one, which came to me with a name already.

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