Reborn dolls are made from synthetic materials, but they look and feel just like real children. There is even a birth ceremony, and some of them even have a heartbeat. For more on Get More Information check out our site. These dolls are becoming more popular, especially for women going through infertility, loss, depression, and gender imbalance. Reborn dolls were made with these reasons in mind, and Barbara Smolinska is a featured artist on the BBC 100 Women list.