Heavy Baby Weighted Waldorf Doll - Rose Bunting with Dark Skin Tone
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Soothing to the senses, grounding, lovable, warm, centering, and deeply comforting...for these and many other reasons we treasure our bestselling Heavy Baby™ Weighted Waldorf Dolls! This Heavy Baby comes in a luxuriously soft rose bunting and has a dark skin tone.
Exclusively made for Bella Luna Toys, using the original design and pattern created by Trish Mooney, these genuine Heavy Baby™ natural fiber dolls are created entirely by hand by our skilled doll maker so that each one is completely individual.
These beautiful weighted dolls are filled with organic, lavender-scented millet and wool stuffing and promote a sense of calm and nervous system regulation when placed in a lap or held. The wool stuffing warms up the longer a child holds the baby, creating a nourishing sensory experience. For children who need the experience of "lugging," Heavy Baby provides extra sensory attention.
Designed in Germany in 1919 and known as "millet dolls," or "sensory babies," these dolls were created to simulate holding a real baby, therefore encouraging empathy, reverence, and nurturing in young children.
The simply embroidered facial features and distinguishing shaped head are characteristic of Waldorf Dolls and allow for children's imaginations to set the emotion of the baby and encourage creativity during play.
Some other features of Heavy Baby Dolls:
- Bunting-style dolls, their bodies are sack-like and do not have legs.
- The body of this huggable doll is made from unbleached cotton muslin and organic skin tone knit.
- They are filled with wool and organic millet scented with lavender.
- The outer bunting is made from ultra-soft cotton velour and is removable for washing.
Please see our Little Baby Weighted Waldorf Doll, a smaller version of the Heavy Baby doll for children under 4. Doll play isn't just for girls! Watch the video below to hear Sarah's thoughts on boys and doll play.