I Adore Reborn Baby Dolls

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 273 People

    New Here Looking For Friends Who Understand

    I was told at around 20 that because of past issues I can not have children. my husband already has 3 girls from before me whom Im not close to. I've always wanted a son and recently discovered these dolls. looking into getting one now. also consitering adotion later on (in a...
    bailyann bailyann
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Oct 3, 2012

    One Month With Jasmine

    This story is a follow up to my "To Bond or not to Bond. That is the question" story written on June 7, ten days after I received my second reborn doll Jasmine in the mail. No wonder I had such initial misgivings about her. It turns out that I was sent a completely different...
    pramlover pramlover
    66-70, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2012

    Hi everyone, I've been reading this forum

    for a while, and am so impressed with the close relationship you have with your reborns. You seem to love them very much. I actually work for a psychology professor who is researching this experience, and wants understand what it's like to have a reborn in your life. Would...
    LIU235 LIU235
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 7, 2015

    I am getting a reborn doll

    for Christmas from my boyfriend. I have been so down lately and am hoping she'll help me be me again. I really wanted to get a play- yard and maybe a stroller for her, but I'm not sure if thats weird? I am 19 right now, and my boyfriend is excited for her to get here. I'm scared...
    hopefulcal hopefulcal
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2015

    Reborns Are My Babies!

    I am a reborn mommy and artist. I make reborns for anyone that asks. I think they are so cute and have an attachment to each one of them they are like my little children. I first started creating these bundles of joy when I saw how much they meant to a lady who could not have...
    miniebaby miniebaby
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 27, 2012

    i just got my first reborn baby girl 2 weeks

    ago we would love to make some friends with other reborn mommies
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses May 27, 2015

    The End Of The Jasmine Mix Up.

    This is part three of my story about the mix up of a reborn doll I purchased on eBay. The reborn artist finally got back to me. She was horrified at the mistake that had been made, and she really didn't speak very good English at all - in fact, none of her family does. She lives...
    pramlover pramlover
    66-70, F
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2012

    Your reborn's father.

    Alright so we're all aware here that our reborn dolls play into the fantasy of us being a mom. Some of the members here already are and some of us aren't so lucky as of yet, or by happenstance. My question is does anyone here like to imagine a certain someone as their...
    UrsulaNXavier UrsulaNXavier
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2014

    Love my reborn baby girl!

    Just received her two days ago and already I'm just crazy about her! Love dressing her in so many cute outfits. Just feel like my family will think I'm crazy for having a doll I dress, take care of and love. Does anyone feel the same way?
    mrsromero mrsromero
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Feb 5, 2014

    Just some new pictures of Amiah rocking her

    sunglasses and relaxing on the itty bitty lounge chair I got her. :)  She's such a stunner.
    UrsulaNXavier UrsulaNXavier
    26-30, F
    Dec 23, 2013

    I just got my first reborn baby girl today

    she's the knox kit from laura lee eagle she is so super cute. and the price was very good too.
    jessiwelias jessiwelias
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 7, 2015

    I'm new too collecting reborns I got my first

    one about a month ago its a sleepy eyed baby girl I cant wait to get an opened eyed one when I can. it really is a fun and sweet hobby. I think i'm addicted now Id love to chat with others that collect them too.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 16, 2014

    I have two beautiful reborn baby girls

    and would love to chat to anyone with the same hobby just give me a message it would be much appreciated thanks :)
    lauren1709 lauren1709
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 12, 2014

    Hello everyone I am a Reborn Artist,

    looking for new ways to market my Reborn dolls. If you can share my info with other doll collectors that would be greatly appreciated!My website is storkbabiesnursery.blogspot.comI have a baby boy up for sale now! He is $450 Free shipping, comes with lots of goodies.
    storkbabiesnursery storkbabiesnursery
    31-35, F
    Jan 3

    Reborn Perfection?

    I have four reborn dolls and I realize lately that I am always seeking the perfect doll - the one that looks like a real live baby. I'm seeking this, not only on eBay, but in the dolls I own. I scrutinize every tiny detail and try to find ways in which to improve them. I wonder...
    pramlover pramlover
    66-70, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2013

    Want Friends To Talk To About My Reborn Baby Girl

    My baby is names reina she is the most precious thing ever. I spoil her all the time. And would like to chat with other reborn mommies so I dont feel so alone.
    RebornBabyReina RebornBabyReina
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Sep 4, 2013

    Xavier's New Belly Plate

    I got my reborn Xavier a new belly plate so he can be an anatomically correct little boy. Here are some pictures taken just this morning. Being a naked baby makes him rather fussy though!
    UrsulaNXavier UrsulaNXavier
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 25, 2013

    New Reborn Baby In Our Home

    My husband and I just welcomed a reborn baby girl to our home!!! We named her Charity Nichole, she's 4 pounds. Welcome baby Charity =)))
    nikkischroe84 nikkischroe84
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2013

    63, Childless, And Expecting My First!

    From earliest childhood I always loved babies and expected to grow up, get married, and raise a family but by the time I was 13 I knew that would never be possible. Adoption was the only option but through two bad marriages it was never the right time to adopt and I found myself...
    WDianneS WDianneS
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2012

    Good morning from Amiah

    and Ethan.   
    UrsulaNXavier UrsulaNXavier
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2014

    I am expecting soon..

    My first reborn baby- She's an Asian chubby boo-cakes. I'm a new mommy. I purchased her sleeping basket with blanket and went to the Thrift store to get her some little onsies. I fell in love with her and her gorgeous amount of swirling hair. Her little brother( as I call him...
    musicchairs musicchairs
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

    So me and my partner decided

    that we were going to start collecting lifelike and reborn dolls. we got our first babies from Craigslist. Toby and Aaron I bought them from a girl who didn't want them any more and this was the morning of christmas eve and that SAME day our twins came in from Ashton Drake so...
    SystemK SystemK
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 16, 2015

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this thread

    and am interested in becoming "mom" to a reborn. I absolutely love these dolls. Does anyone have any advice about how to get started?
    rea665 rea665
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Feb 5, 2015

    More pictures. So I finally got around to

    taking some pictures of what Amiah got for Christmas and uploading them. It was so nice to spend the holidays with family and my little girl.Of course the holidays wouldn't be complete without a festive outfit and her own itty bitty stocking to hang with care.After that she got...
    UrsulaNXavier UrsulaNXavier
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2014

    I love my baby reborn Olivia,

    she is adorable. I'm getting another one soon, a boy, I'm gunna call him Nathan. I love reborn dolls a lot, and want to collect and make them
    sickofjerks sickofjerks
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2014

    Another New Reborn

    Well, after much contemplation and soul searching I went on eBay yesterday and purchased another reborn doll. My first reborn, purchased in March this year is an open eyed baby, and I fell in love with her because of her beautiful expressive blue grey eyes. After watching videos...
    pramlover pramlover
    66-70, F
    2 Responses May 19, 2012

    Name change! Hey guys,

    just letting you know that this is 'UrsulaNXavier' and this is the new name I'll be using on EP. Thanks :)
    Tat2dMama Tat2dMama
    26-30, F
    Jan 16, 2014

    I'm Getting My Kit.

    For one of my Christmas gifts, someone is sending me the money to get the kit to make her.  Her name is Lucy:
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 18, 2009

    I am a male. I am 33 years old.

    I have a reborn doll. He is the Presley asleep realborn sculpt. He is a portrait baby of my first child who was born sleeping. I find a huge comfort in cuddling and changing his clothes. If anyone who knows or speaks to me will know how much my baby Harry means to me. He has...
    BarbiesMan BarbiesMan
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2015

    New Mummy's

    Hi I have just bought my first reborn doll, a little sleeping girl and she weighs 3lb 12oz, I find reborning an amazing art but sadly I don't think I would have the skill to do a baby myself. I'm a mum of four and all my children are older now and heading off to university , I...
    SQuo SQuo
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jul 22, 2013

    My very first doll is on the way!

    I have wanted one for years, I'm so happy that she's arriving soon. Jala is a silicone model from the Ashton Drake gallery :)
    Bobbiin Bobbiin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 2, 2015

    Hi I'm new to reborns.

    I'm 41 and i have 2 reborns coming in the mail.Was wondering what does everyone do with there reborns and are there any forums for people who collect them,if so can you post some links to some sites. thankyou
    parasiteeve9 parasiteeve9
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Sep 5, 2014

    I found this beautiful baby girl

    for a wonderful price on ebay and couldn't resist. Just look at those big beautiful eyes! Her hands and feet are so wonderfully painted and her smiling face makes her such a joy to hold and play with. Unfortunately she needs a name! Suggestions?
    Tat2dMama Tat2dMama
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 29, 2014

    Jala's here! Absolutely adore her.

    I didn't expect the level of detail.
    Bobbiin Bobbiin
    18-21, F
    Sep 6, 2015

    Totally Torn Between Two Sculpts! Please Help

    I'm planning on buying my second reborn in about a week, but I still can't choose between two sculpts! The sculpts are Sam and Meg by Marissa May. I'm also having trouble choosing the gender of the new baby. I already have a beautiful baby boy named Benjamin. Does that mean...
    WrextonLisabeit WrextonLisabeit
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2013

    My New Toddler Is Arriving Soon!

    Hello, I have never posted on anything like this before but thought it was interesting. I suffer with anxiety and stubbled across reborns a few months ago and as soon as I did I was hooked. I brought a beautiful baby girl called Sophie who is a Elodie kit by Evelina Wosnjuk she...
    Morgan6494 Morgan6494
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 13, 2013

    Some more pics. We got a new outfit today

    and got our hair fixed. He's such a handsome boy.
    Tat2dMama Tat2dMama
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 1, 2014

    selling a reborn doll!

    message me for pictures and details (:
    Allofthesescarswillbleed Allofthesescarswillbleed
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2014

    Loving My Reborn Lil Babies N Kids!!

    I have been collecting reborns and other dolls for about 3 yrs now. I lost my grand daughter to Sids. This other sids mom introduced me to a kit which she wanted reborned to look like her daughter on omg i just started researching them on the internet, ebay, and facebook n i...
    Ritadolly Ritadolly
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jul 15, 2012

    Sick Day.  I was hospitalized the other day

    for a bad infection and am still recovering.  Here's my new little guy keeping me company today.
    Tat2dMama Tat2dMama
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2014

    My first reborn baby is arriving next month!

    I'm so excited! For me, she's more than just something to cuddle or bond with. I don't know if anybody feels the same, but she's a coping mechanism for me. I've been really down lately and I can't even work or continue my schooling. I'm practically bedridden. I'm really...
    pinksadi13 pinksadi13
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    Her Little Face And Expressive Eyes Held Me Spell Bound.

    I've always loved dolls. In fact I have a collection of antique dolls. Then I found a soft bodied doll with a cute face on my local used items website and purchased it and bought clothes for it. I put it in a doll carriage and proudly showed it to my grown up daughter who quickly...
    pramlover pramlover
    66-70, F
    6 Responses Mar 31, 2012

    He's Like My Own - And He's A Reborn.

    This is the story of a little person who started as just a character in sound and became as real to me as a child of my own would be. In fact, in the end, he became so real that I could hold him on my lap, dress and tend him, take him out on jaunts, he could comfort me during...
    JoyJewels JoyJewels
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Sep 14, 2013
    rebornluv93 rebornluv93
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2015

    Rayven

    I'm unable to have a baby of my own, and the whole reborn discussion came when my "Mom by choice" said she'd take me to a place here in Indiana where I can make my own baby. Great idea! However, my Mom and I started looking for reborn babies on eBay and I found one that I fell...
    lauradarkmoon lauradarkmoon
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Jul 20, 2012

    The kids chilling today.

     Amiah rocking her hater blockers.  And my little monkey with his monkey.  
    UrsulaNXavier UrsulaNXavier
    26-30, F
    Jan 11, 2014

    Soooooo excited tomorrow I will be getting my

    special first African American reborn shes soooo cute and big and healthy shes 22 inches long and 11lbs ! her names Jayla . this picture is a picture that her current mommy took of her and come tomorrow I will be her new mommy! sooooo excited!!
    SystemK SystemK
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2015

    Love At First Sight

    I discovered a new type of doll when my now 15 year old son was a baby. My mother and I were at a local mall. We stopped in front of a store that had a sweet little baby doll in the window. A saleslady came out and was talking to us. She looked in the stroller at my son and...
    Lah425 Lah425
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Mar 9, 2013

    My new boy. He's an Ashton Drake sculpt,

    the 'Baby Raven Wing.' I was having trouble finding a darker skinned doll but when I saw his chubby cheeks I fell in love. I want to give him new hair but I'd feel soooo bad taking his off right now.
    Tat2dMama Tat2dMama
    26-30, F
    Mar 30, 2014

    First Reborn...no Support

    I am currently working with an artist on my first reborn baby. A boy named Elijah. I am 21 and am not ready for a real baby but have strong maternal instincts. My boyfriend who I live with thinks I'm nuts...he doesn't understand that this is something I need to feel complete...
    mel213985 mel213985
    18-21
    6 Responses Sep 23, 2012

    I am selling a reborn baby girl on ebay!

    She is a preemie and I am asking for at least $200 for her. Here is the link! http://www.ebay.com/itm/271890272478?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
    QueenCOLE29 QueenCOLE29
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2015

    I Nervously Took My Baby Into A Few Stores Last Night...

    So, I took little Emery shopping with me and a friend of mine. I was so scared to tell her how much I really love him, but when I did she was understanding :D She's the only one that knows and I haven't told my bf yet :/ Anyways, when we took him in, I actually recieved...
    SparrowsMommy SparrowsMommy
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Feb 20, 2012

    Love Being A Reborn Mum

    hi i lost my son at a day old. over 30 years ago. and only 2 months ago i found a site where someone were showing ,these babies and i throught they were real babies. well i also found out she could make a reborn baby of my son. and thats how . i become a reborn mummy, i now have...
    rebornmummyof7 rebornmummyof7
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Aug 22, 2012

    So Im An Adult Who Loves Reborns

    Why is everyone the first to put u done or tell u to grow up they are not real ..do people understand this is hurtful ......I like my babies I change them hold them rock them. Never went out w them yet ....but ar have vacation comming up and been told to leave them at home...
    lynnpoe lynnpoe
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 16, 2012

    Im Getting My First Of Three Reborns Today.................

    Hi everyone ,Im new here and new to reborn babies, I should be getting my first one today and I'm so excited ,but know one to share it with, I brought a baby bassanet and a baby pram the other day(just second hand out of Gum tree) and also some bags of clothes for girl size 0000...
    trish68 trish68
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Sep 19, 2012

    My First Ashton Drake

    and Future Reborn Project.  I saw this A.D. doll on ebay as a reborn and simply fell in love with it. Unfortunately I didn't win the auction so I went on a hunt for the name of the doll and then was able to purchase a used model on ebay later on. I so loved the look of the...
    Tat2dMama Tat2dMama
    26-30, F
    Jan 22, 2014
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