We've heard of dolls that eat, drink and sleep, but breast-feed? That's the concept behind a controversial new doll, available only in Spain. Called Bebe Gloton -- which translates loosely into "greedy baby" -- the toy is meant to promote the idea of breast feeding to young future mothers. Made by Spanish toy manufacturer Berjuan, the doll's mouth latches on to the flower-shaped nipples affixed to a strap-on halter-top. The doll cries when its hungry and makes sucking noises when it is feeding. After the meal, it can be burped. Some parents have criticized the doll, saying it promotes teen pregnancy. "That's not cool," Lori Reynolds, of El Paso, Texas, told KFOXTV.com. "No, I would never get that for my child." The doll has created quite a stir in the blogosphere, prompting praise and criticism alike. "It is rather refreshing to see a doll that doesn't come with bottles and that shows breasts and nipples (or, eh, nipple blossoms) in a non-sexual situation," writes Alex Alvarez of Guanabee.com. Dad-blogger Eric Ruhalter was less amused, scoffing incredulously at that the toy-maker's claim that the doll is the first of its kind. "If I invented the combination Baby-Changing Table/Table Saw it would be the 'first-ever,'" he wrote. "But that doesn't make it a good idea." The entire teapot tempest calls to mind a similar uproar earlier this year over a doll, called Baby Wee Wee, that soils itself.
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