Realistic Baby Dolls Act as Surrogate Children for Families

The dolls, while a sweet solution for some only-children’s loneliness, scrape the surface of a much larger, nationwide issue: A sharp, countrywide drop in fertility and mortality combined with increased education in public and reproductive health has left the country’s population growth at below 1%, according to the United Nations Population Fund and local media.

Mozhgan and her child play with a reborn baby doll at home