Katarzyna has 4 children, adopting the reborn doll after miscarriage a few years ago. Her children love the doll, they do things together, treat it as a part of the family.
It looks like a real baby, it even smells like one, but it’s made of vinyl or silicone. When you take on such a doll, you are given a birth certificate with their name, weight and height, just like you do when a real baby is born. These dolls are adopted, not bought, by women as a therapy tool based on the notion that cuddling a baby releases hormones which produce a sense of well-being. The “babies” provide companionship, they bring calming routine, they are a little bundle of joy to love and help their “mothers” dealing with loss, depression, trauma or anxiety. @karolinajonderko
Reborn was made by Karolina Jonderko for the Joop Swart Masterclass 2016, see the full story here: http://bit.ly/2jPQC0U
We’ll be sharing stories from the Joop Swart Masterclass 2016 this week, you can find out more about the JSM by clicking the link in our bio. #JSM16 #newtalent
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