Two years ago, I wrote a post about a doll that had sparked a bit of debate between parents around the country. Like other "reality" dolls, bebé Glotón from Spanish toymaker Berjuan aims to give little girls an outlet for pretending to care for a baby. But unlike other dolls on the market that cry, or bottle-feed, or even poop, bebé Glotón is a doll that little girls can actually breastfeed. And two years later, the debate is still going strong on whether or not this doll is appropriate for children.
Bebé Glotón, or BreastMilk Baby for the U.S. market, lets kids pretend to breastfeed. With World Breastfeeding Week right around the corner, parents, health experts and news outlets alike are revisiting the idea of a doll that attaches to the chest area of a tank top so that little girls can pretend to breastfeed. Here is a recent clip from "Good Morning America" in which they sampled public opinion surrounding the doll:
What do you think?