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01/04/2009, 10:38 AM
I'm due to have #2 mid June. DD will be 18 months when next one arrives. I'm wanting to get her a doll (baby) for her to "look after" so when im feeding, changing etc the new baby she can do the same thing with her baby and it might make things run a bit smoother.
Can anyone recommend a nice doll that would fit this purpose and where i can get one from?
01/04/2009, 11:41 AM
Head down to toyr r us. My DD is very maternal so I got her the "little Mommy Doll" by Fisher and Proce, there are a few different kinds, one that talks, one for nappy changing and feeding.
You can alo buy the baby pretend bottles that have liquid in them so she can feed her baby too!
My DD absolutely loves it!
Hope that helps.
01/04/2009, 11:42 AM
I agree with PP, we have the Little Mommy Doll and you can also buy extra clothes for them from Kmart for a reasonable price, my DD loves her
01/04/2009, 12:08 PM
We have several different dolls but by 15 month old especially loves her Berenguer Lots To Cuddle doll, which we bought from David Jones for about $30.
It's the size of a real newborn baby (so it fits in regular 0000 or 000 clothes) but she happily drags it around the house all day. It has a cloth body so it's nice and snuggly for her, but it's weighted so it can also sit up on its own.
The same brand makes smaller dolls as well, but she really loves this one. Berenguer dolls are also made of non-toxic vinyl and comply with strict European toy standards, if safety is a major concern for you.
01/04/2009, 12:30 PM
Thanks so much for the suggestions.
I will have a shop around.
I want one that has the accessories (capsule, bottles, clothes etc) that you can buy as extras. Do those dolls have those?
01/04/2009, 10:04 PM
I got my DD a baby born, we showed her how to be gentle, I pretended it was my baby, eg, put it in the car, cuddled it, put it in cot (dolls cot not baby's) then when DS came along, DD was happy to be doing the mummy things with her baby
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