Reborn dolls are hand crafted, customized baby dolls, artistically enhanced to look as realistic as a real baby. They can be cheap to very expensive. Prices range from 50 USD to several thousands.

Creating these lifelike baby dolls is called the process of reborning.

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How to reborn a doll

Reborning has evolved significantly over the past years. Artists have refined their painting methods, and added lots of technical features. For example a simulator that simulates the heartbeat.

The last years, special reborn kits are for sale, and battery powered extras are seen such a mechanism to simulate the movements of breathing of a sleeping baby.

Just like human babies, these dolls come in every conceivable shape size and color. Nowadays there are Caucasian, Asian and African American reborn dolls.

Art of Reborning

The process of reborning' a normal vinyl doll usually involves these steps:

How to make reborn dolls

If you want to start creating reborn baby dolls I suggest you look for a simple reborn kit to begin with.

Artists & reborn doll nurseries

Famous Reborn Dolls Artists are: Elly Knoops, Adrie Stoete, Sheila Michael, Denise Farmer, Helen Jalland, Kim van de Wetering, Reva Schick, Marissa May, Comfy Clouds Nursery, Eva Helland, Rachel Tams, Sam Norman, Samantha Leslie, Sanne Sabilla, Tinkerbell Nursery, Lisa Holm (Lisa's Stork Nest), Vikki Ebberling, Sebilla Bos.


See also:

Reborn Dolls forum

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Comments (16)
Angel - July 15, 2015
I'm looking for my 1st reborn doll hopefully a girl rooted hair open eyes 18 _ 20" long weighted 5 _ 7
Hope you'll find one soon Angel!
Brunilda - April 22, 2015
Please let me get it my daughter been wanting for one for five years but we haven't got one and I want to surprise her please
Reborns are sold in many different price ranges. You can always find one within your budget. Use the 'sort' function to find cheap reborn dolls.
Name - March 10, 2015
Hey I would reall like to get a reborn baby for my duhghteter please help me we have no money
yes, they can be quite expensive, best is to look for the cheapest reborn dolls and see if you can afford one.
Ashley - January 28, 2015
I wish these were for free
You can always try to make one yourself :-)
Deyanna - January 18, 2015
do you know if they customize reborn babies. like could you get one to look like your kids as babies. i think that would be really neat and a good keepsake as the kids get older to compare to their own kiddos
Yes, some nurseries make custom reborn dolls, Google for 'Custom Reborn Dolls.
Frances - January 17, 2015
How can i get one without getting a job
Haha, yes, they can be quite expensive :-).
Karria - July 23, 2014
Hello Everyone I am trying to trade my 5 African American and biracial reborns for a full bodied newborn siZed silicone doll. If anyone can please help me send me an email at [respond through this page, admin will forward] and I'll definitely send you pictures!!
Andrea - October 16, 2013
does this baby boy doll come complete when you order it?
Best is to ask the seller of the doll you want to buy.
Kylie - July 2, 2013
Im looking for a reborn boy/girl with his/her eyes closed.but I need it to be in Canada.
Tiara - January 21, 2013
how and were can i by sweet sieanna
Maddi - January 18, 2013
Hi I am looking for a reborn baby boy of a budget of 150 I know that sounds crazy for a reborn but I have two already that were under that price and they are beautiful dolls if u have any or know where I can find any reborn boys $150 that would be great ( also looking for a cheap toddler if u have any info on that)
You can find them on this website by sorting on price.
Teri - July 18, 2012
I am looking for someone to make me a reborn with darker skin, not ehtnic, but spanish colored. I am not sure of guilds to use. If you can help me, please let me know. You have some beautiful babies. Thank you.
Try and contact the sculptors directly, I don't make reborn dolls.
Christina - June 28, 2011
My price range is 300 and under if you have any of them that r boys I would like to have one that\'s 300$ and under plzz thank you so much if you have any other info on about it or anything make sure u reply back to this or plzz email me at my email address!! THANK YOU!! :))
Cassandra - March 22, 2011
hello i want one but a male and my price range is 500 and under do u think it is possible?
Shelby - October 28, 2010
hi im looing for hard bodied boy reborner and wondered if you can make me an offer less than 500 pound please
Lauren - August 12, 2010
Hi, do you have the elly knoops luca 10\" kit.Its the mini luca.I wanted one but with full limbs.
regards, Lauren