The 10 Best Baby Dolls for Girls to Buy in 2017

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Many children, of all ages and interests, enjoy caring for and playing with baby dolls. The most popular and best baby dolls for girls and boys include Corolle Dolls, Disney Princess Dolls, Madame Alexander, Cabbage Patch Kids, Baby Alive, Bitty Baby and American Girl Dolls!

This top 10 list of baby dolls features classic baby dolls, collectible dolls and even interactive dolls that have unique responses, depending upon how children play with them. 

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    Madame Alexander Favorite Friends dolls include many different 18-inch fashion dolls. Each doll has silky hair for styling. In addition, there are dozens of accessories and outfits that can be purchased separately. Favorite Friends dolls have light and dark skin tones, as well as black, blonde and brown hair colors. These dolls represent interests and professions such as hair stylists, princesses, ballerinas and even mermaids. 

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    These classic, soft body 14" baby dolls are perfect for kids ages 2 and up. Corolle Les Classiques dolls can sit up on their own. Their thumb can be positioned in their mouth to mimic thumb sucking, and their eyes will close when lying down. There are several different variations of this baby doll, including a baby boy version, which is perfect for little boys or siblings expecting a new brother. These dolls can wear any of the 14" Corolle clothing accessories.

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    Bitty Baby dolls are 15" baby dolls that can be purchased in light skin, dark skin or medium skin, with a variety of hair and eye colors. Each baby comes with a book, a teddy bear and a diaper.  The doll's eyes open and close when lying down. Additional accessories like clothing and toys can be purchased along with the baby doll. Bitty Baby dolls are a great first baby doll for toddlers and can be bought from American Girl online or at an American Girl Place retail store.

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    Adora Friends dolls are 18- inch dolls with individual, unique styles. They are ethnically diverse with their skin color and face shape. Every year, Adora creates a new doll in their line. The doll is inspired by the vision and drawings from a contest submission by young Adora Doll fans. 

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    Do you know a little girl who is inspired by fashion? Camille, Cécile, Chloé, and Clara are 13 inches tall, and have gorgeous outfits and accessories. Les Chéries fashion dolls feature sleeping eyes and long silky hair perfect for brushing and styling. Corolle dolls are lightly scented with the smell of vanilla.

     

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    The collectible dolls from American Girl Dolls are 18".  There are historical dolls part of the BeForever collection. Every doll comes with a book that tells a story about their life in a specific timeframe. Individualized American Girl dolls can be made specifically including a child's skin, eye, and hair color. The American Girl Doll of the Year are special dolls who overcome a fashion and deal with modern day issues.  Each doll has different playsets and accessories that can be...MORE purchased separately.

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    Since Cabbage Patch Kids were released over 30 years ago, over 1 million dolls have been adopted. Cabbage Patch Kids arrive with adoption papers, a name and a birth date. Dolls include modern fashionable, and removable clothing and accessories, including tiaras and glasses. Cabbage Patch Kid Baby So Real, is a life-like baby with animated expressive eyes and built-in sensors for interactive play like feeding, burping and tickling. She even has a bottle and magical medicine spoon. An iPad/iPhone...MORE app is available, too.

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    Little girls love to feed their Baby Alive dolls a meal! Using a food shaping mold, kids can make their own solid doll baby food for their doll Lily, then feed her during mealtimes with her special spoon. Lily can also be changed, has a removable diaper and is available in 3 different ethnicities. 

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    These 14 in. dolls are purchased individually and include the popular Disney Princess characters: Belle, Ariel, Tiana, Aurora, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White, Jasmine and Merida. These dolls will allow little girls to re-enact their favorite movie scenes, as well as care for and dress-up their favorite Disney princesses.  Dolls include a dress, tiara and shoes.

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    These sweet dolls were developed in conjunction with Disney movie animators to depict Disney princesses as toddlers. They retail for $24.50 exclusively at the Disney Store. Princesses available include Mulan, Jasmine, Ariel, Cinderella, Aurora, Tiana, Rapunzel, Belle, Pocahontas, Snow White, TinkerBell, Anna, Elsa, Lilo, and Alice.

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